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im using fedora core 8....im using yum for software updates....it was working properly till yesterday . now its showing an error like this
Loading "priorities" plug in
Options Error: Error parsing 'file://media/Fedora 8 i386 DVD': URL must be http, ftp, file or https not ""
when i tried to use add or remove software option it gives a bug report lsayin exception occurred
i want to add fedora installation cd as one of the repositories ..
the bug report im getting is like this
Summary: TB65e8237b config.py:84:__set__:ValueError: Error parsing 'file://media/Fedora 8 i386 DVD': URL must be http, ftp, file or https not ""
Traceback (most recent call last):
File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 476, in <module>
File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 469, in main
pm = PackageManager(options.config, options.onlyrepo)
File "/usr/sbin/pirut", line 63, in __init__
GraphicalYumBase.__init__(self, False, config)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/pirut/__init__.py", line 129, in __init__
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 116, in doConfigSetup
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 167, in _getConfig
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 240, in getReposFromConfig
thisrepo = self.readRepoConfig(parser, section)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py", line 262, in readRepoConfig
repo.populate(parser, section, self.conf)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 401, in populate
setattr(self, name, value)
File "/usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/config.py", line 84, in __set__
raise ValueError('Error parsing %r: %s' % (value, str(e)))
ValueError: Error parsing 'file://media/Fedora 8 i386 DVD': URL must be http, ftp, file or https not ""
Local variables in innermost frame:
self: <yum.config.UrlListOption object at 0x9edbe8c>
e: URL must be http, ftp, file or https not ""
value: file://media/Fedora 8 i386 DVD
I have exactly the same problem, i.e.
[root@localhost etc]# yum repolist
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
Options Error: Error parsing 'file:///media/Fedora 11 i386 DVD': URL must be http, ftp, file or https not ""
The reason why I would like to add a repo from a DVD (as somebody above questioned it is odd) is my recent upgrade to Fedora 11. I see no reason why to download everything from the net if many RPMs are on DVD already. Especially that I am limited with monthly download allowance (mobile broadband).