Description of problem:
yum_cache fails on file:/// repositories causing packages that depend on /var/yum/cache to fail to build.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
attempt to build a package that uses /var/yum/cache as part of the package build process while using file:/// repositories for the base OS.
Steps to Reproduce:
no yum cache is present in the change root
a yum cache is present in the change root
problem is also evident in mock 1.1.7
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RHEL -> EPEL
I'm not sure I understand #0.
Can you provide config and src.rpm for which mock fails?
Closing per #5.
If you can provide better reproducer, then please reopen.