On Tue, Jul 8, 2008 at 10:48 AM, Warren Togami <wtogami(a)redhat.com> wrote:
Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> I wanted to try InstantMirror, but was in a rush. I just used a basic
> squid setup.
> Are their any advantages of using it as a reverse mirror vs. regular
> squid usage?
Regular squid wont be able to effectively cache if MirrorManager is telling
you to use random mirrors. If you use MirrorManager you could receive the
same local (reverse proxy) mirror as the first mirror every time if yum is
used from your network block.
refresh_pattern repodata/.*$ 0 0% 0
refresh_pattern .*rpm$ 0 0% 0
Also with any squid.conf you will need these lines in order to guarantee
that your repodata and RPMS stay consistent with your upstream source. This
is because proxies do not handle data changing without changing the
Ok thanks, what I did was comment out the mirror list url, and just
use the base url. I'll add those refresh patterns, but doesn't the
second one effectively turn of caching of *.rpm?
Fedora 7 : sipping some of that moonshine