On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 18:39 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
On Mon, 2005-11-28 at 10:19 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On 11/28/05, seth vidal <skvidal(a)phy.duke.edu> wrote:
> > we need the whole path to the src.rpm and we need some way of
> > distinguishing the types of repo BEFORE reading in the metadata.
> But I have to wonder...for yumdownloader and repoquery to work
> efficiently it still helps to pull in metadata about the srpm repos
> during yum runs. Out-of-date srpm information isn't particularly
> If the magical mirrorlist and metadata caching makes it into the
> default yum configuration...how expensive does retrieving the srpm
> metadata become?
> At the very least I would certaintly want yum makecache to cache all
> the enabled repos including enabled srpm information.
Both yumdownlaoder and repoquery can (and do) use a private per-user
cache when running non-root so the information will be up-to-date,
regardless of the system yum cache state.
Erm, spoke a bit too soon, yumdownloader hadn't been fixed to use a
private cache yet. It's in cvs head now though :)
- Panu -