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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