Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 247314
Yum should warn on duplicate repositoryid
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:58:38 EST
Description of problem:
This is a feature request. Yum should give a warning/fail if more than one repository has the same
repositoryid. The man page says the ids must be unique, but the user may not realize there are
duplicate names if a script modifies the repositories (or other cases).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Create two repositories with the same id, but different configurations (i.e. one is enabled, the other
The disabled repository is enabled.
Erratic behavior should be expected, but a warning would be helpful.
unfortunately there's no way to know about this from w/i ConfigParser in python.
see here for more information. I'll reassign this to python b/c once it gets
fixed we're all set;.
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Actually we fixed this in yum, although I'm not sure it got into Fed-7.