Preupgrade question

seth vidal skvidal at
Thu May 1 12:50:37 UTC 2008

On Thu, 2008-05-01 at 11:19 +0100, Derek Cramer wrote:
> Hi.
> Is preupgrade supposed to honour your extant yum settings? I'm trying
> it out on an F-8 machine going to rawhide. So far, it is working fine,
> but it seems to be using random mirrors for downloading, rather than
> the mirrors I have specified in my yum repo files
> (failovermethod=priority is set). Using yum directly is fine.
> If preupgrade uses its own mirrorlist, is there a way to force it to
> use a particular mirror?

Yes, preupgrade is using its own mirrorlist. 

No, currently there is not a way (unless you want to
edit /usr/share/preupgrade/releases.list) to specify your own mirrors. 

Yes, we do want to change that for the future.

hope this helps somewhat.


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