[Yum-devel] New plugin: localrepos
rds204 at zepler.net
Fri May 11 23:08:08 EDT 2007
A few months ago, I wrote a plugin for yum that allows local mirrors of
yum repositories to be used by grabbing config information over avahi.
I've been using it since then, as have a few of my housemates, and it's
worked reasonably well.
I've stuck it in a Git repository. This should get it:
git clone http://users.ecs.soton.ac.uk/~rds204/yum-avahi/.git
There are certainly a few bugs in it :-) I wasn't sure what the best
combination of setting/clearing/modding the baseurl and mirrorlist was to
force yum to use the local mirrors (whilst still falling back on the
I accidentally sent this to the yum list rather than the yum-devel list
when I first wrote it - I only just realised this. It would be cool if
it were considered for inclusion in yum-utils.
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