[Yum] RHN and Yum
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Oct 28 15:12:25 UTC 2005
On Fri, 2005-10-28 at 10:06 -0500, Joanna Green wrote:
> > On Mon, 2005-03-21 at 22:06 -0500, Jack Neely wrote:
> > > Folks,
> > >
> > > So, apperently, that big, long traceback was urllib2's way of telling me
> > > that it doesn't like non-string headers.
> > >
> > > Attached is an actual working rhn.py. It can query and fetch files from
> > > either Current (which I found some neat protocall brokenness in) and
> > > RHN/RHN Proxies.
> > >
> > cool. Now to get it working so we can use it from yum.
> > -sv
> Did you guys get this to work? The reason I am asking....
> We maintain a local yum repository. Yum has been working great.
> Starting to get RH Enterprise boxes now. Updates for these boxes take
> hours and hours. Its ridiculous. Sometimes the update process just
> hangs. Not sure if it is a firewall issue on our end or their end.
> Would like to update these boxes with yum. Have no interest in
> circumventing licenses as we would have the IG breathing down our
> necks. Am able to use up2date via RHN and store rpms to a directory
> which could be used for a yum repository. Problem is, we can only
> download updates for the box we have the license on. Would like to
> download updates for all architectures (x86_64, i386). So how can we
> do that without having a bunch of boxes around just for the updates.
> There must be a nifty neato way to do this. Was wondering if the
> above rhn.py would help out.....
check this out.
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