Created attachment 520674 [details]
Proposed yum_host plugin
Description of problem:
I maintain a local yum repository with a small number of custom packages for use on my own system. About a year ago, I adopted mock for better cleanliness and automation. Given that I want to target the exact set of packages available to my host system (considering updates-testing enablement, exclusions, and my high-priority local repo), rather than try to adapt the provided yum configs, I wrote a mock plugin that allows mock to use the host yum configuration (and optionally cache) directly. This may offend some people's sensibilities, but I would claim that it is a very practical solution for end users.
I'm attaching the plugin for your consideration. It would need at least a minor cleanup before being accepted.
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