Bug 110156 - yum.conf does not reflect the changes of the download structure of fedora
yum.conf does not reflect the changes of the download structure of fedora
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Jeff Johnson
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Reported: 2003-11-15 10:22 EST by Ralph Angenendt
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-11-21 07:58:43 EST
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Description Ralph Angenendt 2003-11-15 10:22:36 EST
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Description of problem:
The URLs for the core and updates repositories have been changed to
while the baseurls in the included yum.conf still point to
which only gives a 404 error at the moment. This leads to pretty much
confusion on mailing lists or on #fedora at irc.freenode.net, as an
"official" yum.conf cannot be found anywhere.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install yum-2.0.4-2
2. Run yum check-update (or yum install component) with the included

Actual Results:  [root@logout etc]# yum check-update
Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Core 1 - i386 - Base
retrygrab() failed for:
  Executing failover method
failover: out of servers to try
Error getting file
[Errno 4] IOError: HTTP Error 404: Not Found

Expected Results:  yum should have checked for updates

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jean Francois Martinez 2003-11-16 02:11:28 EST
This is crucial for Fedora's reputation.   It is also present in
rhn-applet.   The quickest and most transparent way of fixing it (I
repeat this is CRUCIAL) is to fix the website in order to make it
match what is in yum.conf: a symlink in the right place and problem
Comment 2 Max Kanat-Alexander 2003-11-20 04:48:30 EST
This is a DUPLICATE of some other bug, I believe, which should be

Comment 3 Jeff Johnson 2003-11-21 07:58:43 EST
OK, resolved.

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