[Yum] Re: Issues trying to keep Fedora Core devel up-to-date with yum

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Sun Mar 14 20:47:15 UTC 2004


> A similar issue: I have the following entry in yum.conf
> 
>   [Freshrpms.net]
>   name=Fedora core 1 Freshrpms.net
>   baseurl=http://ayo.freshrpms.net/fedora/linux/1/$basearch/freshrpms
> 
> in addition to the Fedora Core development mirror. If connection to
> ayo.freshrpms.net fails (which it does quite often for some reason), the
> whole "yum update" batch fails. The same goes for the livna.org server. To
> me it would make more sense if yum went ahead and updated at least the
> Fedora Core devel packages.

This is quite intentional. IF one of the repositories fails you will get
very different answers especially if repositories provide overlapping
sets of packages as many repositories do.

-sv





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