Bug 322221 - Error getting repository data for disabled nonexistent YUM repository
Error getting repository data for disabled nonexistent YUM repository
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2007-10-07 11:42 EDT by Lubomir Kundrak
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:59 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-10-07 17:10:56 EDT
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Description Lubomir Kundrak 2007-10-07 11:42:38 EDT
Description of problem:

When I disable a repository with --disablerepo= that does not exist at all, yum
dies with an error.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

yum-3.2.6-1.fc8

Actual results:

[root@gopher hydrogen-0.9.3]# yum -d10 -v --disablerepo=jpackage --noplugins
install binutils


Error getting repository data for jpackage, repository not found
[root@gopher hydrogen-0.9.3]# 

Expected results:

It would make more sense to just ignore the --disablerepo.
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2007-10-07 17:10:56 EDT
Depends... if it's something that doesn't really exist, sure.  But if it's
something that exists and you just tyop'd the repoid, continuing on could end up
giving exactly the results you were trying to avoid.

The current behavior is very explicit and can't end up in things being
installed/updated that you don't want; and the safer option being the default is
generally the right thing to do with yum.

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