Re: up2date behavior

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On Nov 13, 2003, "D. Lee Rose" <[email protected]> wrote:

> From what I can find, the rhn-applet does NOT do this.  It appears to
> contact RedHat at http://xmlrpc.rhn.redhat.com/XMLRPC.  Meaning that the
> applet does not simply check for new files at the source urls, it uses the
> RedHat Network software to notify it of new software.

It does support YUM repositories over HTTP as well, grabbing info on
what repos you're using from /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources.  It doesn't
support apt, and I noticed it doesn't support local yum repos (file:
URLs)

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