[CentOS] can I host a Ubuntu / Gentoo repository on a CentOS
Rudi at SoftDux.com
Tue Jul 15 19:49:57 UTC 2008
----- Message from johnny at centos.org ---------
Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 14:46:00 -0500
From: Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>
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Subject: Re: [CentOS] can I host a Ubuntu / Gentoo repository on a
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> Rudi Ahlers wrote:
>> ----- Message from jperrin at gmail.com ---------
>> Date: Tue, 15 Jul 2008 13:10:00 -0400
>> From: Jim Perrin <jperrin at gmail.com>
>> Reply-To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
>> Subject: Re: [CentOS] can I host a Ubuntu / Gentoo repository on a
>> CentOS server?
>> To: CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org>
>>> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 5:20 AM, Ralph Angenendt
>>> <ra+centos at br-online.de> wrote:
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>>> Dammit, how many times have I told you that ROT13 is *NOT* secure!
>>> You have to double it to make it even marginally secure.
>>> Here, let me help you out:
>>> Just look at *how* other distributions want to have their repositories
>>> set up and follow that. Normally mirroring a complete repository should
>>> be enough. So you better ask that on a Ubuntu or Gentoo list
>>> There. see how secure that is! No one will EVER suspect Ubuntu/Gentoo
>>> help on the CentOS list.
>> Sure, but my main OS is CentOS, and I want to know what I need
>> to change on CentOS to allow other distro's repositories on to be
>> hosted on it. Do I need to do anything special?
> That totally depends on the mirrors you are hosting, how their metadata
> is generated, etc.
> But the process to mirror them should just be to rsync some files into
> a web or ftp directory
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It's that simple, hey? Thanx :)
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