[Yum-devel] Apologies if OT: yum lan sharing

Frank Murphy frankly3d at gmail.com
Tue Apr 30 10:47:24 UTC 2013

Having looked at:
Mount /var/cache/yum over NFS and set keepcache=1 in yum. 
sqlite (and hence yum) doesn't like being on NFS.  

(beta) avahi-packages-server.py and yum avahi support (see:

Just thinking out loud, trying not to duplicate 
any backroom efforts?
yum, not PackageKit, apper etc..
an idea
autofs + nfs + yum-local + createrepo
with yum-local honouring eg:
repodir =/nfs/yum/$releasever/$basearch
so no manual changing on os update

I have to have a good luck at both yum-local and createrepo

Just a germ of an idea, as current devs your thoughts, 
is it feasible,
would I be just wasting time
putting effort into this.


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