[Yum] yum vs apt and releasever variable
zen23003 at zen.co.uk
Thu Nov 20 16:42:39 UTC 2003
----- Original Message -----
From: "seth vidal" <skvidal at phy.duke.edu>
To: "Yellowdog Updater, Modified" <yum at lists.dulug.duke.edu>
Sent: 20 November 2003 13:06
Subject: Re: [Yum] yum vs apt and releasever variable
> > Firstly, what are yum's advantages over apt, apart from coming with
> > useful cron script?
> > Secondly, my yum.conf has the lines:
> > [core]
> > name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Base
> > baseurl=http://fedora.redhat.com/releases/fedora-core-$releasever
> > The thing is, if I run "yum info", I get:
> > Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
> > Server: Fedora Core Null - i386 - Base
> > retrygrab() failed for:
> > In other words, $basearch is getting set but $releasever isn't.
> > Again, apologies for the dumb questions.
> what version of yum are you using?
> also what does:
> rpm -q redhat-release
> rpm -q fedora-release
package fedora-release is not installed
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