Number: 1619
Title: Recommended Repo Install on RH-based Systems Fails Owe to Lacking repomd.xml
Submitter: Ralph Grothe
Date: Tue Mar 31 10:32:43 2009
Subsys: Build/Installation
Version: current stable
System: x86-Linux-RHEL 5 (Tikanga) i386
Severity: minor
Problem:
Could you please provide the by yum required repomd.xml index file on your RPM/YUM repository?

# uname -isrv
Linux 2.6.18-8.el5 #1 SMP Fri Jan 26 14:15:21 EST 2007 i386

# cat /etc/redhat-release Red Hat Enterprise Linux Server release 5 (Tikanga)

# cd /etc/yum.repos.d

# wget -Y1 http://www.graphviz.org/graphviz-rhel.repo

# yum list available graphviz* Loading "installonlyn" plugin Setting up repositories centos-os 1.1 kB 00:00 centos-centosplus 951 B 00:00 centos-extras 1.1 kB 00:00 centos-fasttrack 951 B 00:00 centos-updates 951 B 00:00 rpmforge 100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00 http://www.graphviz.org/pub/graphviz/stable/redhat/el5Server/i386/os/repodata/repomd.xml: [Errno 14] HTTP Error 404: Not Found Trying other mirror. Error: Cannot open/read repomd.xml file for repository: graphviz-stable


Comments:
[ellson] The repomd.xml file is at:

http://www.graphviz.org/pub/graphviz/stable/redhat/el5/i386/os/repodata/repomd.xml

For some reason on your machine the $releasever in the graphviz-rhel.repo is getting the value "5Server" instead of just the "5" it was expecting.

I don't know how this variable gets set. Probably the easiest solution is for you to hand edit graphviz-repo.rhel with: s/$releasever/5/
Owner: ellson
Status: *