[CentOS] yum repository and createrepo
ayagi at scripps.edu
Wed Oct 18 17:47:18 UTC 2006
*Ken Leyba wrote:*
>I've setup a local yum repository for about 25 workstations and I'm
>using rsync from a local mirror. Do I need to create my own XML
>headers, i.e. the 'repodata' directory, or since I'm syncing the whole
>updates directory can I use the 'repodata' directory from the mirror?
Yes, that should be fine if you rsync the whole thing.
>I also have a question on using createrepo. The directory layout is:
>If I do the following in the 'updates' directory:
># createrepo -v ./RPMS
>The 'repodata' diretcory is created under the 'RPMS' directory and not
>the current 'updates' directory. How can I have the 'repodata'
>directory created/updated in the correct directory under 'updates'?
You need to run |createrepo| against the directory under which you want
the |repodata| directory to appear. In your case run:
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