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Task #8280

Investigate using librepo for downloading from RPM repositories

Added by dalley 3 months ago. Updated 3 months ago.

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Description

Librepo is the "official" library for downloading RPM repositories, it has built-in support for mirrorlist, metalink, gpg checking, proxies, picking the fastest mirror, speed limits and so forth. This could potentially eliminate a fair bit of complexity and code that we otherwise have to handle ourselves.

It's a C library but it has Python bindings. It may or may not be suitable given that we don't necessarily want to bypass the "remote" infrastructure.

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#1 Updated by dalley 3 months ago

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#2 Updated by dalley 3 months ago

  • Subject changed from Investigate using librepo for downloading RPM repositories to Investigate using librepo for downloading from RPM repositories

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