Poll: How users use DNF

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Thu Dec 11 10:57:28 UTC 2014


On Wed, Dec 10, 2014 at 02:20:32PM -0800, Samuel Sieb wrote:
> On 12/10/2014 02:09 PM, Marcin Juszkiewicz wrote:
> >I am using web proxy on Synology NAS at home and all my Fedora machines
> >use it for dnf/yum fetching. With on-disk cache set to 10GB it makes all
> >system upgrades and mock builds very fast.
> >
> How does the proxy work with the various mirrors?  Do you have
> client side settings to deal with that?
> 
> I wrote my own proxy in python that is specifically for yum and
> matches filenames from any url.  It's quite a hack and fails once in
> a while, but it saves me a huge amount of time and bandwidth with
> the large amount of Fedora computers I manage.  I suppose I could
> mirror the whole thing locally, but this way I only download the
> packages I need as I need them.

This is definitely a thing which is needed.

Also:

http://rwmj.wordpress.com/2013/09/09/half-baked-idea-content-addressable-web-proxy/#content

Rich.

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