[Yum] networked cachedir?

David Timms dtimms at iinet.net.au
Sat Mar 29 12:18:37 UTC 2008

Morgan Read wrote:
> Realise this is an often asked question, but wondered if a networked 
> cache location was something that could be set in yum.conf?
People have had issues when using cachedir as a network nfs share, check 
the list history.

>  In 
> combination with keepcache=1, this might minimize bandwidth with a 
> simple "yum update -C" from any local machine?  (What determines how 
> long headers and packages are kept by default?)
yum.conf: metadata_expire=
seconds I think.

There are some tools to build a yum repo mirror in your local network.


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