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Re: Why no development mirrors?



On Fri, 31 Mar 2006 23:43:38 -0500, seth vidal wrote:

> On Fri, 2006-03-31 at 21:16 -0700, Paul Dickson wrote:
> > /etc/yum.repos.d/fedora-development.repo gives:
> > 
> >   [development]
> >   name=Fedora Core - Development
> >   #baseurl=http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/development/$basearch/
> >   mirrorlist=http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors/fedora-core-rawhide
> >   enabled=1
> > 
> > Yet a "curl http://fedora.redhat.com/download/mirrors/fedora-core-rawhide"; only
> > provides:
> > 
> >   http://download.fedoraproject.org/pub/fedora/linux/core/development/$ARCH/
> > 
> > Are there no other mirrors?
> > 
> 
> it uses an apache rewrite to redirect you to a different mirror each
> time.

Great.  There is no longer any error recovery if a mirror doesn't have
have an rpm.  I had to run yum eight times before it could sucessfully
download everything and begin installing/updating.

	-Paul


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