FedoraNews.org: Tutorial: Creating a Local yum Repository
Feb 26, 2004, 07:00 (8 Talkback[s])
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"Yum is one of the update tools that come with Fedora Linux and
is becoming very popular because of its easiness of use and setup.
In this article, I'll going to show how to setup a local repository
based on a simple shell script that uses wget to download the
packages from Internet.
"This is useful since we don't want every Linux client that
needs to update connecting to outside resulting in more bandwidth
consumption and less update speed. If you want to see another
example of repository building, check Hal's article, it shows how
to make a mirror with rsync program..."