[Yum-devel] zeroconf-like discovery of repos

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Thu May 18 15:03:23 UTC 2006


Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-05-18 at 15:28 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:
>> sounds like a lot of over engineering something thats already available
>> as the fastest mirror plugin. using the fastest-to-target-machine is a
>> better way of achieving the same thing.
> 
> That only helps if the mirror is a public one... if it's one just for
> local users, you can't list it in a mirror list and so fastest-mirror
> can't help
> 

but you could have that url listed in the .repo file's baseurl= line, if
its not available it wont be considered by fastestmirror. And when it
does connect / lookup, it comes into play.

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