mirroring hardware repository
Michael E Brown
Michael_E_Brown at dell.com
Fri May 4 10:30:04 CDT 2007
On Fri, May 04, 2007 at 08:19:47AM -0400, Eric Yablonowitz wrote:
> Per one of Michael Brown's posts, I have been using lftp to mirror
> the http://linux.dell.com/repo/software/ repository for a little
> while now. I would like to do the same with http://linux.dell.com/
> repo/hardware/. However it appears that there are hard links being
> used and my mirror had grown to over 10GB before I killed lftp. Ah,
> how easy this would be with rsync (and symlinks)!
> Now I know I can recreate the repository from the Server Assistant
> CD, but ideally I only want to have to do this work once and then
> have the mirror automatically updated (like all my other mirrors).
> I noticed that the http://linux.dell.com/repo/hardware/ index page
> mentions using reposync, but this only seems to mirror the RPMs for
> the specific machine-type from which I am running reposync. Whereas
> I want a fully functional mirror that works exactly like the Dell
> repo for all Dell machine types.
No inbound rsync access. :(
But, if you want, I can do an rsync push out. With rysnc "-H" parameter,
it will preserve hardlinks.
You can send me either a rsync server address or a passwordless ssh
private key for use with rsync/ssh.
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