[Yum] Re: networked cachedir?

Morgan Read mstuff at read.org.nz
Sun Mar 30 01:25:50 UTC 2008

David Timms wrote:
> 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.
Hmm, was hoping to avoid setting up a fully-fledged network scenario

>>  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.
Hmm again, was hoping to avoid mirroring a whole repo - most of which 
probably isn't necessary (I've got two similar machines).


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