[Yum] yum performance

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Apr 30 15:15:32 UTC 2004


On Fri, 2004-04-30 at 11:03, Matthias Saou wrote:
> seth vidal wrote :
> 
> > Dep resolution appears to be a lot faster now and after I'm happy with
> > how it is working I'm planning on writing some routines to pre-resolve
> > package deps before going into rpm at all.
> 
> Neat. One feature I'd really like to see, and which could be trivial if
> pre-resolving routines are written, is the ability to check for repository
> consistency. This would allow repository administrators to easily check
> for any problems, but also users to verify how well all the repositories
> they currently have configured play together.
> 
> Yes, I know, I'm asking for something yum wasn't meant for, and is which
> is certainly more complex in practice than the few words above :-)

so I've spent some time making the yum config file routines as abstract
as possible so it's just a few python calls to import all the config
stuff and a few more to download and import all the package information.

I did this to accommodate this type of request. Things I don't think
belong in yum but the yum infrastructure should provide for.

So writing external scripts to use your yum.conf and your yum repos to
data mine in some way is not hard.

-sv





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