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Errr, yum and apt?

Posted by: Administrator on May 06, 2004 02:02 AM
Both can cache rpms locally instead of installing. Simply cron the update option for either daily/weekly/millenially, and you'll have the fresh rpms sitting on your hard drive 'repository' without needing to spawn a proc on loopback. You can also create the proper header files for them via the --arch option if it serves some purpose or you wanna share it out for download.



Well written article though.

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