[Yum-devel] zeroconf-like discovery of repos

Mihai Ibanescu misa+yum at redhat.com
Thu May 18 16:21:21 UTC 2006

On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 05:02:24PM +0100, Menno Smits wrote:
> Karanbir Singh wrote:
> >
> >lets see something working in some manner on both announcer and user
> >end, I am not yet convinced anyone is going to achieve anything much here.
> I agree.
> Mihai, why don't you try implementing some of your ideas as a proof of 
> concept. It should probably be possible as a yum plugin.
> It's much easier to discuss code than ideas. Having at least a prototype 
> written helps to keep the discussion focused.

I have the plugin already done (relaying on python-adns after I patched it to
support SRV records). I will send it after I clean things up a little
(probably by end of day today).

Really it boils down to doing DNS lookups for the repository id plus


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