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i tried installing yum for local repository. but its not working.
i just created directory.
# /yum/fedora/core/3/base/ (all rpms here)
than i did
# createrpro /yum/fedora/core/3/base
it updated the database and created directory by name /repodata
there are some .xml.gz files inside it.
after this i created sample.repo under
and edited this file with this contents.
name=my sample repo
than i tried using
yum install k3b
but its not working
plese help me out
OK, that's a standard error to say that the repository URL can't be accessed. You'd actually get the same result if createrepo failed, since then yum wouldn't recognise the directory as a repostory.
Things to check:
- That the repository URL is exactly right, i.e.
Does show the directory with all the RPMs.
- That you are using su or sudo to run the yum command with root privileges. Yum requires root even for the search commands to work fully. If you execute without root against a file:/// repository then you may also hit the problem that your account doesn't have the permissions to access the repository directory.
- That you haven't got any SELinux problems, as SELinux issues often look like file permission errors. To make sure that everything is OK: