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Re: yum.conf shipped with 1.0



> For now, I would highly advise spreading word of fedora.us repositories 
> and other helpful 3rd party repositories.  Our tools and infrastructure 
> are not ready for the entire world.

I'm still pondering whether yum is only half of the answer or whether an
infrastructure built around bt would be better. Something like


	update-daemon	queries DNS to get a TXT value to the 'current'
			bittorrent seed set (DNS is a nice scalable 
			mechanism to distribute the regularly queried info)

			Use bt to sync the seed set and get an archive of
			current .hdr files, using the old one as the start
			point.

			Work out which packages are needed
			(Could skip this bit if you were caching for a
			 collection of your own boxes)

			Map them to bt urls/seeds by a fixed algorithm

			Bittorrent those

			Sit around for a little while helping uplink
			packages

			Sleep

			Back to start





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