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Re: Split & move yum headers deeper into the hierachy?



On Tue, 2003-10-21 at 10:52, Chris Ricker wrote:
> On Tue, 21 Oct 2003, seth vidal wrote:
> 
> > > lots of mirrors, including the one I run, can't / won't ever run yum-arch.  
> > > linux, python, rpm, and xml goop are not ubiquitious, and they're NOT going
> > > on my Solaris ftp servers.
> > 
> > python, rpm are all that yum-arch requires.
> > 
> > there is no 'xml goop' required for yum-arch to run
> 
> libxml2-python is required by yum, but that's probably just the comps.xml 
> parsing that yum-arch needn't do?
> 

right - not by yum-arch.

> At any rate, my point was that if you limit yourself to just mirrors which
> will run yum-arch over the tree once they mirror, you won't even get all the
> current Red Hat mirror sites -- some have practical reasons not to (like the
> pain of compiling rpm on non-Linux), while some just won't want to have to
> run a command over the tree. Mirroring needs to be kept as simple and 
> flexible as possible....

sure - I understand - I was just countering the point about yum-arch
needing libxml

-sv





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