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Re: yum.conf shipped with 1.0



On Tue, 2003-10-28 at 16:58, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le mar 28/10/2003 à 22:08, seth vidal a écrit :
> > > If yum could handle a large mirror list all by itself that wouldn't be a
> > > problem. Better fix yum than add a gui/tui bandaid.
> > 
> > 
> > Why can't it handle a mirror list now?
> > 
> > just use multiple baseurls in each repo stanza. It will go from mirror
> > to mirror, if failovermethod=roundrobin then it select one at random,
> > first.
> 
> Random is a pretty poor euristic:(

for the first time it is run, how would you want them to be selected?

You can use priority and it will go through them in order, but that's
not BETTER for the first time it is run.

at some level the user should have some involvement in what mirrors are
better for them.

-sv





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