[Yum] Documentation Questions and Updates

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Dec 16 13:38:06 UTC 2009

On Wed, 16 Dec 2009, Gerhardus Geldenhuis wrote:

> Hi
> This link <http://linux.duke.edu/projects/metadata/> on the FAQ
> section Q11 (http://yum.baseurl.org/wiki/Faq) does not exist any more.

The link mentioned above stopped existing recently.

> Some of the questions in the FAQ section points to mailing list
> answers which I believe could be a bit reformated and included
> directly in the FAQ. That is unless there is a specific reason for
> linking to the mailing list. Should I send suggestions (rewritten FAQ
> answers) to the mailing list or could I get some kind of access for
> trac to edit the wiki? I have already created a login for myself.

Send your edits in, for now, to the list.

> The centos man pages on yum and associated packages still contains old
> links to  http://linux.duke.edu/yum/ which goes to page not found.
> Thus this need to be re-pointed to http://yum.baseurl.org ? I have not
> yet checked the source code for the man pages because
> git clone git://yum.baseurl.org/yum-docs.git times out for me.

I can't do anything about what centos ships in their pkgs.

the git clone command works fine for me. Our hosting for yum.baseurl.org 
was having an outage this morning. That might be the cause.


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