[CentOS] apt-cacher for CentOS

Dag Wieers dag at centos.org
Wed Oct 10 09:02:23 UTC 2007

On Wed, 10 Oct 2007, Lorenzo wrote:

> James A. Peltier ha scritto:
> > Hi All,
> >
> > Is there something similar to apt-cacher available for CentOS?  I would like
> > to ensure that an application is only downloaded once to the network and not
> > hundreds of times.
> >
> > If there isn't an equivalent, would someone please point me in the direction
> > of how I might accomplish this with CentOS?
> >
> I asked the same thing some time ago, but I wasn't able to came with a
> solution.
> I set up a local mirror of updates with mrepo: is a waste of bandwidth (I am
> mirroring tons of apps I don't need, laguage packs and so on), but is the
> "best" solution I found.
> At this time I guess we should ask the people that develop yum: does anyone
> know how to get in touch with them?

Install squid, configure it so it only caches those files from a certain
location or with a certain extension and then give it a large enough pool
of diskspace so it can cache everything you require.

Then use that as a proxy for all your apt/yum depsolvers.

There is really not that much to it.

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