yummir, manage mirror servers in /etc/yum.conf
peter.smith at utsouthwestern.edu
Wed Feb 25 19:50:53 UTC 2004
Ingenius! 8) That's a great idea, I'm working on implementing that
here at my site now, thanks. Now we only need some sort of "add your
repository to the list" automated web thingy now. And maybe even a
"access yummir via web" chunk that lets you look at the current list of
repositories and/or their current state(s).
Sean Reifschneider wrote:
>I've been working on a program to manage the lists of repositories, and
>the associated mirror servers in /etc/yum.conf. I call it yummir. It
>polls a server for information on repositories and their mirrors, and
>then uses that information to place into /etc/yum.conf.
>For example, to update yum.conf with the latest set of mirrors:
> yummir update
>Or, to add the macromedia flash repository do:
> yummir add macromedia
>Currently, I'm only publishing repository information for Fedora. I'm
>managing the list manually, and will shortly be working on tools that
>automatically find out if a mirror is up to date and publishes new lists
>based on that. Only a Fedora ix86 repository list is available, but it
>should be easy to publish more information.
>Please check it out and let me know what you think.
>It's available at:
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