[CentOS] apt-cacher for CentOS

Lorenzo lorenzo at gmk.it
Wed Oct 10 14:07:42 UTC 2007

Dag Wieers ha scritto:
> The metadata mention seems very fuzzy. I am not saying you did something
> wrong, but at least that seems very fixable if you know what is going on.
I'm sorry, but I can't recall exactly what the error was... I remember yum 
complaining about metadata not matching checksums, and that there was a similar 
issue with other proxy services (maybe from mirrorservice.co.uk?)
> The mirror issues seems evident and inherent to the solution. Although I
> would not be surprised if there was a smart fix for linking different
> location with the same content to avoid cache pollution.
If there is, then it isn't an "easy" or well documented one, since I wasn't 
able to do find it
>> I agree that configuring local repos or squid could be of some help, but I
>> don't think that there is a real solution, but just a work-around.
> Then tell us what a real solution looks like ? I am confident that writing
> a simple proxy server that does exactly what you want cannot be hard to
> write yourself.
I may have chosen the wrong words; I meant that there is nothing that does for 
yum and .rpm what apt-cacher does for apt and .deb, so the "real solution" meaning.
And I wish I would able to write such a program, but my programming skills are 
really really poor.

Hey, it may sound strange to you guys out there, but here in Italy there are 
still people that don't learn English at school... so please, be indulgent on me ;)



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