[Yum] Re: Multiple machines & timeliness of updates.

Tom Diehl tdiehl at rogueind.com
Fri Dec 5 16:38:12 UTC 2003


On Fri, 5 Dec 2003, Kerry Cox wrote:

> Setting up a yum repository or something similar is something I have
> been meaning to do a long time. Are there any good texts out there that
> explain how? Any suggested HowTos or URLs?
> I checked the main yum page and though there are public repositories
> listed I am loathe to overtax them and our bandwidth with 50+ machines.
> A local repository would work nicely.
> I am a new convert to yum (moving over from apt-get) and figured this is
> probably the way to go seeing as how all our machines use Red Hat and
> will probably continue to use Fedora.
> Thanks.
> KJ

UNOFFICIAL YUM REPO HOWTO.

1. Put your rpm in a directory.
2. run "yum-arch path_to_your_repository"
3. point your yum.conf at it.
4. Have fun!!

That is all folks!!

HTH,

............tom



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