[Yum-devel] zeroconf-like discovery of repos

Brian Long brilong at cisco.com
Tue May 16 16:00:18 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-05-16 at 11:53 -0400, Mihai Ibanescu wrote:
> Hello,
> Here's a scenario that I've been thinking about, and wanted to get an idea how
> useful it would be for other people.
> I happen to have a local mirror of some yum repositories. Since the mirror is
> behind the firewall, it's not accessible to the rest of the world, so no
> reason for it to live on the mirrorlist.
> However, if I plug my laptop in the network I'd like to get my updates from my
> fast mirror, and if I go home I want to follow the regular route.
> Me changing the file in yum.repos.d is sort of inconvenient. That's why I
> think this would be a good case for service discovery.
> Does this sound useful?

I would find it useful from an enterprise perspective and personal use.


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