[Yum] yum failover url problem.

Michael Stenner mstenner at ece.arizona.edu
Wed Jun 16 05:50:19 UTC 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 08:07:32AM +0530, Sanjay Arora wrote:
> On Wed, 2004-06-16 at 01:59, Michael Stenner wrote:
> > Actually, partial support for this exists in the new urlgrabber.  The
> > new MirrorGroup stuff keeps a per-request list of mirrors as well as a
> > more global list.  It is possible to ask it to never increment the
> > global list, so it always tries the first mirror first for each file.
> urlgrabber & Mirrorgroup....are you referring to parts of yum code or
> are these some seperate utilities?

My reply was intended primarily for Seth.  Sorry for not making that
clear.  urlgrabber is the python package that yum uses to fetch files.
MirrorGroup is the class within urlgrabber that implements the
failover policies.
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