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Fri Jan 20 02:53:00 UTC 2006
On Thu, 2006-01-19 at 09:05 -0600, John Pierce wrote:
> I don't know how we got on the subject of proxy servers, in my
> previous post I said nothing about proxies, the configuration I use is
> only a cache of packages previously downloaded on the first update.
> Look at my previous post, based on that configuration when I run yumu
> on ns1.local.net any packages that need to be updated will be
> downloaded and installed, for example kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4. When
> I move to the next machine ns2.local.net and run yumu and it sets
> kernel-2.6.14-1.1656_FC4 to be updated it will state downloading
> files, yum then realizes that the file already exists in the cache and
> the signatures match so it will not be downloaded just pulled from the
Well, that is the sort of thing that caching proxies can do. So using
one is a simple enough way to do the same trick.
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