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Re: FYI: Workaround for today's FC5 baseurl/mirrorlist problems



Ric Moore wrote:
On Wed, 2006-10-25 at 18:40 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
Joshua Andrews wrote:

Thank you Jef.

I must say that this is a really big piece of shit! Maybe a simple yum update could have solved this problem for thousands of people!!!!!! Maybe?
It wont. Since you wont be able to get that update without the mirror list working.

Yeah, I thought the same thing as Joshua 'till I  realized yum wouldn't
work to get at it! The devil is in the details! <impishly smiles> Ric

The point is; was this a symptom of some catastrophic system failure or an executive decision? If the latter, as I suspect, then one person writing a few lines could have saved many thousands of people a whole lot of needless bullshit!


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