[Yum] Odd question

Jim Perrin perrin at ohio.edu
Thu Nov 20 13:49:29 UTC 2003

Actually, what I've run into seems to be a python module problem, in when 
it trys to pull the headers. I'm not sure if the proper module exists for 
debian, or if it's simply due to the ancient version of python included in 
debian/stable. I'll keep digging, and post what I find.

--On Thursday, November 20, 2003 00:36:43 -0500 Ryan Tomayko 
<rtomayko at naeblis.cx> wrote:

> I don't see any reason why yum-arch would give you problems on debian
> (you might be able to run it on windows). Yum can be installed from
> tarball [1] with the standard ./configure; make; make install. You may
> need to play around to install under /usr/local or whatever.
> Alternatively, you could run yum-arch on a different machine and just
> copy the resulting headers directory to the debian box.
> An even better option might be to consider mirroring from a site that is
> already yumified, such as mirror.dulug.duke.edu or downloads.fedora.us.
> This will remove the need to run yum-arch at all.
> - Ryan
> [1] http://linux.duke.edu/projects/yum/download/2.0/yum-2.0.4.tar.gz
> On Wed, 2003-11-19 at 20:11, Jim Perrin wrote:
>> Forgive the heresy of the question, but I am curious to know if anyone
>> here  has yum (specifically yum-arch) working on debian. I currently
>> maintain a  webserver at Ohio University that's been running quite
>> nicely on debian  stable. I've been tasked to bring up a mirror on site
>> for rh/fedora core  but given some internal budgeting reasons, it's
>> simpler for me to add a  CNAME and have two sites on my debian box than
>> ask for another  machine/static ip etc. Anyone out there have this set
>> up? I just need to  generate the headers, and through some files around,
>> but on debian.
>> --
>> Jim Perrin
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