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blackron 01-29-2009 05:29 PM

Can't add repo for source files
I'm trying to add a repo for non-oss-src through YaSt
But I seem to be doing something wrong

Here's what I entered:

HTTP button selected


Directory on Server /distribution/11.0/repo/src-oss/suse/src/

I keep getting cannot connect to host error


colucix 01-30-2009 04:59 PM


Originally Posted by blackron (Post 3425754)
Directory on Server /distribution/11.0/repo/src-oss/suse/src/

I think the Directory on Server should terminate with the src-oss part, that is


tomslick 01-31-2009 02:24 PM

you will need to download the src.rpm's and create your own local repo. just place the rpm's in a directory and add it through yast.

blackron 01-31-2009 02:27 PM

I finally got the repo to load with:


I think the trick is to make sure that the directory contains the /repo subdirectory.

I thought that would get it, but now the package manager won't pick up any of the packages in the repo.

I don't understand :(

tomslick 02-01-2009 02:13 AM

that is because that directory is missing all the files that tell opensuse what is in the repo

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