[Dextrose] Answers to your questions from irc

Abhishek Singh abhishek.singh at olenepal.org
Tue Jan 18 23:26:31 EST 2011

On 01/18/2011 08:47 PM, Bernie Innocenti wrote:
> You wake up too early for us! And you always leave before we get a
> chance to answer :-)
> <aks> bernie, SMParrish: how do I configure fedora custom repository in
> dextrose?
> 1) make a copy of one of the ini files: examples/dextrose2-xo1-np.ini
> 2) add a line to the [repos] section:
>   custom_repo_3=1,dextrose-dxo2-np,http://download.sugarlabs.org/dextrose/testing/dxo2/rpms-np/i386/os
> 3) add a line to the [yumcfg] section too (this is used at runtime)
>   addrepo_2=1,dextrose-np,http://download.sugarlabs.org/dextrose/testing/dxo2/rpms-np/i386/os
> 4) then copy your rpms to that directory and run "createrepo" to
> initialize the metadata used by yum
> 5) you probably want to host it locally for fast access, but if you
> prefer to host the repo on download.sugarlabs.org, just let us know.
         We have cached the Fedora and the Fedora Updates repositories
locally and we would like to use our local cache than to use the
upstream Fedora repositories. How can we preferably do that?

Abhishek Singh
System Engineer
Open Learning Exchange (OLE) Nepal
साझा शिक्षा ई-पाटी
Tel: +977-1-5544441 ext. 301

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