[Yum] on to ftpd

Michael Stenner mstenner at ece.arizona.edu
Tue Mar 16 16:37:10 UTC 2004

On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 10:06:26AM -0600, mw-list-yum at csi.hu wrote:
> # yum info yum
> Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
> Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base
> retrygrab() failed for:
>   ftp://moni.msci.memphis.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/1/i386/os/headers/header.info
>   Executing failover method
> failover: out of servers to try
> Error getting file ftp://moni.msci.memphis.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/1/i386/os/headers/header.info
> [Errno 4] IOError: [Errno ftp error] 426 Transmission failure: not a directory
> http://moni.csi.hu/mw/yum.ftpd.strace
> Other cilents like ftp, ncftp, lynx, mozilla have no problems getting
> the file named in the error message.

The problem is happening in urllib2, so you should probably take this
up on the python mailing list.

Run this script to see what I mean:

import ftplib
ftplib.FTP.debugging = 1
import urllib2

  Michael D. Stenner                            mstenner at ece.arizona.edu
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