[Yum] Yum speedup

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Mon Apr 3 04:03:36 UTC 2006

On Sat, 2006-04-01 at 00:28 -0700, Sean Reifschneider wrote:
> On Wed, Mar 29, 2006 at 01:36:04AM -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> >wouldn't that mean you'd need a hostname and txt entry for each
> >repository on a server?
> I imagined that it would be like a DNS serial number, which is incremented,
> on the master zone only, for each change to the master repository.  The
> mirrors could also use it to tell if an rsync is necessary.  Even could
> write the serial number to a file in the repository to make it part of the
> rsync.
> So, a zone for extras, a zone for core...?

I just don't see the dns thing being feasible - especially for mirrors.
It would just be a pain for a site with lots and lots of repos and I'm
not sure of it's real advantage.


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