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Re: RHupdates and http?


The idea used to be that Red Hat wouldn't need to truly re-spin all the
CDs... they would just add the updated packages to the RHupdates
directory, and only re-make the first CD.  That worked for a while until
the first CDs of a given quarterly update became too large.  Apparently
that functionality has disappeared, and we non-Red Hatters are just now
finding out about it.


On Fri, Sep 23, 2005 at 09:37:09AM -0600, Ed Brown wrote:
> I don't quite understand the connection with update releases and cd's. 
> With an update release, the size of the RedHat/Updates directory goes to
> zero.  It is the in the interim between update releases that this
> ability (to get the current updates during an install, instead of
> post-install) is so much more efficient.  Could this code be re-enabled,
> possibly with a boot or kickstart parameter?  
> -Ed   
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