Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 253273
Cannot start pirut if there is an error in one file in /etc/yum.repos.d/FileName
Last modified: 2008-05-28 15:10:54 EDT
Description of problem:
pirut cannot start if a "repos" is wrong. The error message is "configuration
error", but does not says what error.
I have detected the error when I have executed yum, instead of pirut:
[root@Noname00 ~]# yum install pirut
http://linuxdownload.adobe.com/linux/x86_64/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTP
Error 404: Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2007 16:56:01 GMT
Content-Type: text/html; charset=iso-8859-1
Trying other mirror.
Error: Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: adobe-linux
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Try to download shockwave firefox plugin, then fails and is generated the
"wrong" file /etc/yum.respos.d/adobe-linux.repo. After this, you cannot start pirut.
Erase adobe-linux.repo and execute pirut again.
Steps to Reproduce:
The problem is that if we allow you to continue, you could be breaking your
system due to the set of repos that is left available. We're working on
incorporating some UI for doing repo editing; once that's done, we'll fall back
to that instead of just exiting so that you can do what you want
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Fedora 8 handles this a lot more nicely