[Yum] Exception thrown when server not found

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Thu Apr 17 23:14:51 UTC 2003

> You did what I meant sorry for not being clearer.  At debug=2 the old 
> behavior when you changed the hostname in yum.conf to something that was 
> unresolvable, something that was resolvable, but didn't exist, or when 
> the network link was down appeared to be the same.  You got the same 
> CannotSendRequest exception in urlgrabber.py.  That the value of that 
> exception is different is symantic, and not visible at the default debug 
> level.
> Thanks for your quick action in producing a fix for this.
> Any idea on the -C bug?


the cache is used and never consulted provided that your cache is

I should probably error gracefully if you're euid != 0 and we find
ourselves needing to go get a hdr file.


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