yum/apt/up2date moving locations - one place to look?
czar at czarc.net
Mon Nov 17 15:25:41 UTC 2003
On Monday 17 November 2003 09:53, Joe Szilagyi wrote:
> Does anyone know if there will simply be a page on fedora.redhat.com with
> the correct info, for the official and mirrored locations?
> Between the volume of messages and questions about this, and the
> conflicting info, and reports of the Red Hat site being
> up/down/broken/possessed I'm completely lost.
The situation is only semi-broken. The URLs in /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources
depend on "redirects". The "real" URLs can be seen on this page:
While this is correct, the URLs as defined by the current up2date and yum
packages are not correct.
I am hoping that Red Hat:
1. Reinstalls the redirects on fedora.redhat.com (really www.redhat.com) -- so
that fresh installs will work properly.
2. Issues updated packages for up2date and yum which use the actual URLs and
do not depend on the redirects.
You can manually update /etc/yum.conf and /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources for the
There are lots of comments on this situation on the list but it is also a high
volume list information can be easily missed.
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