[Yum] Re: [Cooker] YUM repository for Mandrake cooker?

David Relson relson at osagesoftware.com
Thu Jan 15 15:22:26 UTC 2004


On Thu, 15 Jan 2004 15:05:22 +0000
Nicholas Brown <nicbrown at cisco.com> wrote:

> As a side issue, I not that the default /etc/yum.conf installed by the
> 
> yum-2.0.1-1mdk.rpm is setup to use redhat repositories. :-) See below.
> Perhaps this should be changed to at least use the Mandrake 9.2
> repository as an inital default. 
> 
> Cheers,
> Nick
> 

Nick,

Below is my /etc/yum.conf.  AFAICT, "i586" has to be explicitly stated. 
If I recall, "$base" and "$basearch" resolve to "i386" which isn't right
for Mandrake.

David

[main]
cachedir=/var/cache/yum
debuglevel=2
logfile=/var/log/yum.log
pkgpolicy=newest
distroverpkg=mandrake-release	;;Mandrake Linux release 9.2 (FiveStar)
for i586
tolerant=1
exactarch=1
retries=10

[base]
name=Mandrake Linux $releasever - Base
baseurl=ftp://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/yum-repository/mandrake/$releasever/i
586

[updates]
name=Mandrake Linux $releasever - Updates
baseurl=ftp://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/yum-repository/mandrake/updates/$rele
asever/i586

[contrib]
name=Mandrake Linux $releasever - Contribs
baseurl=ftp://mirrors.usc.edu/pub/yum-repository/mandrake/$releasever/c
ontrib/i586/

;; version: 
ftp://linux.duke.edu/projects/yum/download/daily/2.0/yum-20031205.tar.gz



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