fun with RPMs
Ed.Greshko at greshko.com
Thu Feb 14 02:26:17 UTC 2008
Michael Klinosky wrote:
> I've been trying to fix a repository issue on a F8 machine. I was given
> a 'teach you how to fish' version of the process; I made some progress,
> but now I'm stumped. The advice was to find the RPM for this release,
> and find the /etc/yum.repos.d file.
> I *think* that I found the RPM; on the dvd, in the directory 'Packages'
> is "rpm-188.8.131.52-3.fc8.i386.rpm" - is that the file I need? (For a
> download, it's .../os/Packages.)
> I opened it with the archive manager. My problem is that I can't find
> that repos file.
> What's the story?
I think it would be helpful if you try to describe the "repository issue"
you are trying to fix. At least I don't know what you really mean by "find
the RPM for this release".
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