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Re: InstantMirror Redesign / current best /simplest way to achieve



On Tue, 2008-07-08 at 19:36 +0200, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le mardi 08 juillet 2008 à 12:12 -0400, Warren Togami a écrit :
> 
> >  The only way 
> > we could do this without checking the upstream source is if all 
> > filenames on the mirrors changed every time their contents change.  This 
> > is possible and we considered this for repodata, but decided against it 
> > because it would have broke earlier clients. 
> 
> So repodata is condemned to be broken with proxies just because it was
> designed broken ? Please reconsider. There are many places in the world
> where you can only access trhough proxies (for good reasons) and yum can
> not really be used right now.
> 
> Just autogenerate to sets of metadata and deprecate the proxy-unfriendly
> version after a few years.

Repodata will very shortly have a unique name to it, rather than a
static name.  repomd.xml will remain unchanged though.

-- 
Jesse Keating
Fedora -- Freedom² is a feature!

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