Poll: How users use DNF

Dan HorĂ¡k dan at danny.cz
Thu Dec 11 11:56:54 UTC 2014

On Wed, 10 Dec 2014 14:20:32 -0800
Samuel Sieb <samuel at sieb.net> 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.



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