[Yum] yum-arch on Solaris?
miles at caddr.com
Mon Apr 7 20:52:42 UTC 2003
It's possible to build a working yum & rpm & python for solaris, but
it's not easy. We've got it working here but it was a pita.
Could you just nfs export the yum repository to a linux host and run
yum-arch from there? Probably much easier.
On Mon, 2003-04-07 at 13:34, Paul Mitchell wrote:
> Just started looking at yum today as a replacement for our current
> RedHat repository based on apt-get. Looking very promising, but the
> snag is that I have to host the repository for the RedHat RPMs on a
> Solaris system for boring local reasons. I bent the scripts which made
> the apt repository a bit to make them work on Solaris, but the snag is
> that doing the same to make yum-arch work on Solaris appears more
> tricky. I'm pretty much totally ignorant of python, so I'm a bit lost
> here. But all I want is to make yum-arch work on Solaris to produce
> the headers files.
> Any chance of me getting this working? I have Python 1.5.2 on the
> system in question, and compiled and made yum 1.0 ok. But when I try
> and execute yum-arch, it seems to need a module for rpm (presumably
> so it can understand the contents of each RPM):
> Traceback (innermost last):
> File "/Install/yum/bin/yum-arch", line 23, in ?
> import pullheaders
> File "pullheaders.py", line 23, in ?
> import rpm
> ImportError: No module named rpm
> Can any kind soul tell me a way I might be able to get this working,
> or tell me not to try as it's a non-starter?
> Thanks! Paul
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Miles Egan <miles at caddr.com>
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