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Manual Reference Pages  -  MODIFYREPO (1)

NAME

modifyrepo - Modify a repomd (xml-rpm-metadata) repository

CONTENTS

SYNOPSIS

modifyrepo [options] <input metadata> <output repodata>

DESCRIPTION

modifyrepo is a program that allows you to insert arbitrary metadata into a repomd (xml-based rpm metadata) repository.

OPTIONS

--mdtype <mdtype> Specify datatype of the metadata. If not specified, datatype will be derived from the filename.

--remove Remove specified file from repodata.

--compress Compress the new repodata before adding it to the repo. This is used by default.

--no-compress Do not compress the new repodata before adding it to the repo.

--compress-type <compress-type> Specify which compression type to use: compat (default), xz (may not be available), gz, bz2.

-s, --checksum <sumtype> Specify the checksum type to use.

--unique-md-filenames Include the file’s checksum in the metadata filename, helps with HTTP caching (default).

--simple-md-filenames Do not include the file’s checksum in the metadata filename.

--version Output version.

-h --help Show help menu.

EXAMPLES

$ modifyrepo --mdtype=newmd metadata.xml /repository/repodata
Wrote: /repository/repodata/metadata.xml.gz
type = newmd
location = repodata/metadata.xml.gz
checksum = 1d7ee93db2964e7f85e07ec19b3204591da1050c
timestamp = 1196716296.0
open-checksum = 824d936dc7dfff029379797b311af0cc66af4115
Wrote: /repository/repodata/repomd.xml

SEE ALSO

createrepo (8)

AUTHORS

Luke Macken <lmacken@redhat.com>
Seth Vidal <skvidal@fedoraproject.org>

BUGS

Any bugs which are found should be emailed to the mailing list: rpm-metadata@lists.baseurl.org
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Luke Macken MODIFYREPO (1) 2007 Dec 3

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