[Yum] I want to share this experience

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jan 15 18:53:29 UTC 2009


On Thu, 2009-01-15 at 20:49 +0200, Muayyad AlSadi wrote:
> I was trying to get the source rpm of wine-1.1.12-1.fc10.src.rpm
> with yumdownloader --source wine
> 
> and here is the session
> 
> [root at pc1 alsadi]# yumdownloader --source wine
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, kernel-module, priorities, refresh-packagekit,
>               : remove-with-leaves
> Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
>  * fedora: mirror.ovh.net
>  * rpmfusion-free-updates: mirror.karneval.cz
>  * rpmfusion-nonfree-updates: mirror.karneval.cz
>  * rpmfusion-free: mirror.karneval.cz
>  * updates: mirror.ovh.net
>  * rpmfusion-nonfree: mirror.karneval.cz
> Enabling updates-source repository
> Enabling rpmfusion-nonfree-updates-source repository
> Enabling rpmfusion-nonfree-source repository
> Enabling rpmfusion-free-updates-source repository
> Enabling fedora-source repository
> Enabling rpmfusion-free-source repository
> No source RPM found for wine-1.1.12-1.fc10.i386
> ./wine-1.1.9-2.fc10.src.rpm already exists and appears to be complete
> 
> I cleaned the metadata with yum clean metadata
> and tried again and again
> and it did not work
> 
> I tried
> wget http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/updates/10/SRPMS/wine-1.1.12-1.fc10.src.rpm
> which redirected me here and there and 404 error
> 
> I tried again with wget and it worked
> 
> what do I want ?
> any solution so this won't happen again
> like getting the repomd.xml from a central point, it's just 2.8KB and
> will never case denial of service attack

did you do the yum clean metadata with the -source repo enabled?

If not, that might be the hang up.

-sv




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