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What is a metalink? [closed]

asked 2014-01-11 02:18:26 -0600

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updated 2014-01-12 02:54:39 -0600

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What is a metalink? (regarding Fedora repositories)

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answered 2014-01-11 02:23:21 -0600

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It's a yum security feature:

Metalinks provide a way for yum to protect against (maliciously or accidentally) stale mirrors from being used by clients.

fedoraproject.org/wiki/Features/YumMetalinks

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Thanks for the link!

florian gravatar imageflorian ( 2014-01-11 02:25:32 -0600 )edit

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