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Old 07-15-2007, 05:10 AM   #1
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cannot add/remove/update software Fedora 7

Hello ppl,

can anyone figure out what this Exception is all about, and how to fix it?


Component: Software Manager
Summary: TB34bf4d7c Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: development

Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 428, in <module>
File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 421, in main
pm = PackageManager(options.config, options.onlyrepo)
File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 61, in __init__
GraphicalYumBase.__init__(self, False, config)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/pirut/", line 123, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/pirut/", line 221, in reset
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 295, in closeRpmDB
self.comps = None
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 511, in <lambda>
fset=lambda self, value: self._setGroups(value),
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 436, in _setGroups
for repo in self.repos.listGroupsEnabled():
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 491, in <lambda>
repos = property(fget=lambda self: self._getRepos(),
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 335, in _getRepos
repo.setup(self.conf.cache, self.mediagrabber)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 585, in setup
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 427, in baseurlSetup
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/", line 312, in check
'Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: %s' %
RepoError: Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: development

Local variables in innermost frame:
self: development



Last edited by galrub; 07-15-2007 at 05:12 AM.
Old 07-15-2007, 07:46 AM   #2
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This is the key line:
Summary: TB34bf4d7c Cannot find a valid baseurl for repo: development
It seems to be saying that it cannot find a valid URL for a repository.

Please describe what you did to get this message.

Have you done anything to configure the repository list for the package manager?
Old 07-15-2007, 09:47 AM   #3
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nothing special....

Kstart > System > Add/Remove Software..


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