[Rpm-metadata] Idea for createrepo

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Jan 14 22:41:03 UTC 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 09:37 +1100, John Newbigin wrote:
> If I could write the metadata to the filesystem then I can combine the 
> files with the DVD contents using web server magic and turn the 
> directory into a yum repository.
> In short I want to run something like this:
> createrepo -o . http://localhost/centos/iso/4.5/RPMS/
> Does that explain it?
> John.

Yes, that does explain it. The only hang up is we'll have to
download/read all of the rpms on the remote site in order to produce the
repodata. Is that something you're okay with?


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