[CentOS] Scriptable way to edit yum .repo files?

Ray Van Dolson rayvd at bludgeon.org
Thu Jan 8 00:12:52 UTC 2009

On Thu, Jan 08, 2009 at 11:11:53AM +1100, Amos Shapira wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there a standard programmatic way to manipulate yum configuration
> files, particularly the .repo files?
> I want to add things like "priority=..." per repo, or
> "check_obsoletes=1" to the priorities plugin config.
> I can cook specific search/append using perl or sed but was wondering
> whether there is a more elegant way.
> I found Perl's Conf::INI module but it expects comments beginning with
> ";", not "#".

Not that I'm aware of, but sounds like an interesting idea.  You also
might ask on the yum or yum development mailing list.

Let us know what you find out!


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