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Old 12-24-2005, 10:23 PM   #1
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Exclamation local yum repo error

i have local rpms and wnat to use as local repo for yum i made this directories:
put all the rpms in the RPMS directory and run the command:
createrepo updates/
the repodata directory was created with these files:
filelists.xml.gz other.xml.gz primary.xml.gz repomd.xml
i add the updates.repo to yum.repos.d:
name=extra - updates

now when i run yum update get this error for the local repo:
dries 100% |=========================| 951 B 00:00
file://extra/updates/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 5] OSError: [Errno 2] No such file or directory: '/updates/repodata/repomd.xml'
Trying other mirror.
Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: updates
failure: repodata/repomd.xml from updates: [Errno 256] No more mirrors to try.
please help me.
Old 12-24-2005, 11:28 PM   #2
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Sorry put my foot in my mouth. Did not read your whole post.

Last edited by brianthegreat; 12-24-2005 at 11:30 PM.


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