[Yum] Download unstable?
karsten at jeppesens.com
Wed Jan 28 20:04:03 UTC 2004
Sounds like a good idea. I was just trying to be nice by using what YDL
has released, in the hope that that would be the appropriate product
Ok - Seth - which source rpm generates the stable 2.0.4 rpm?
On Jan 28, 2004, at 09:47, seth vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-01-28 at 12:12, Karsten Jeppesen wrote:
>> The version distributed by YDL is 1.0.1. Yum doesn't have a --version
>> flag btw.
> stop using an ancient version of yum.
> 1.0.3 should do a lot better on fixing downloads.
> better still. upgrade rpm to rpm 4.1.1 and use yum 2.0.4 - it's MUCH
>> Yes - if everything worked perfect - we wouldn't need yum either. One
>> download would be it.
>> But back to the real world.
> your sarcasm is valuable.
>> My question still stands: Why not use wget for download. Parameters
>> could be set in the yum.conf file.
>> And then you wouldn't have to maintain that piece.
>> It is quite annoying that to do a 20 file update it takes more than 3
>> hours and 15 restarts. And I am still not done.
>> I am just running through what I propose exposing our customers to.
>> Since I have local mirrors, then I can just reset to those, but the
>> in South Africa???
> Actually it means a dep on another application and NOT having a python
> interface to the wget application means invoking it via a system call.
> So you get almost no useful call backs.
> Thanks, but no.
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