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RE: [suse-security] Online Update
  • From: Richard Clyne <richard_clyne@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2002 07:28:16 -0600
  • Message-id: <805A95B363A7D31185D700805FEA06DA0416DA49@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Why not use wget to create a mirror of the updates on your local machine
and point YOU to a directory?

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Roman Drahtmueller [SMTP:draht@xxxxxxx]
> Sent: 29 January 2002 13:02
> To: Markus Gaugusch
> Cc: SuSE-Security
> Subject: Re: [suse-security] Online Update
>
> > Does/will Yast online update support HTTP (or at least http proxy)?
> >
>
> We are working on http support.
>
>
> > As ftp is a weird protocol anyway, I don't think it should be used
> so
> > much, especially for important things like updates. I have some
> servers
> > behind an MS Proxy Server and can't use online update, because yast
> > doesn't support any proxy, and socksify + bouncer on a machine with
> MS
> > Proxy client installed doesn't work, too (http/ssh works thoug).
> > And once again, why is YOU not half as cool as apt-get ??
> >
>
> Feel free to use it.
>
> > thanks
> > Markus
>
>
> Thanks,
> Roman.
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