Fwd: [PATCH]Add --cacheonly to livecd-create (and to olpc-os-builder)

Jerry Vonau jvonau at shaw.ca
Thu Jul 26 22:50:29 EDT 2012

On Tue, 2012-07-24 at 15:31 -0400, Martin Langhoff wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 24, 2012 at 3:14 PM, Jerry Vonau <jvonau at shaw.ca> wrote:
> > after the first pass of OOB, so why bother with the upstream patches.
> Yum has good support for it already. Avoiding upstream would require
> torturing yum first to populate the local cache, _then_ transposing
> the local cache for the external repo. Possible, messy.

No transportation needed just link /packages in an offline repo pointing
to /packages in OOB's yum cache directory for that repo.

> I struggled a tad with how ImgCreate drives yum libs vs how yum itself
> does it, but only a couple of hours, now it is solved, and working,
> and I already had a positive email from upstream. Looks like it'll
> come as a F17 update :-)

That is kind of interesting as I'm on livecd at lists.fedoraproject.org. I
have not had any email from that list since July 9 nor have the
archives[1]. Where did that email end up going?

> The code in OOB is finished, I'm about to post a branch for review.
> _All_ modules support offline after an initial online run.

On the OOB front, where is "simplecache" being created?


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