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Re: no updates?



On Tue, 03 Jun 2008 14:34:13 +1000, Rodd Clarkson wrote:

> On Sun, 2008-06-01 at 09:14 +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> 
> > You can test for it by examining the cached metadata files below
> > /var/cache/yum/updates. Start with the timestamp on "cachecookie". Only if
> > old enough, Yum loads new metadata. [The default is 1800 seconds in
> > yum.conf's metadata_expire= value.] Compare timestamp of "repomd.xml" with
> > the mirror that is assigned to you (file "mirrorlist.txt". Recent Yum
> > versions ignore mirrors that offer repomd.xml files which are older than
> > what you've got in your cache. This way you can find mirrors which don't
> > sync daily.
> 
> Right, so I see this:
> 
> in repomd.xml
> 
> <?xml version="1.0" ?><repomd xmlns="http://linux.duke.edu/metadata/repo";>
>  
> 
> In mirrorlist.txt
> 
> # repo = updates-released-f9 arch = i386 country = AU 
> http://mirror.optus.net/fedora/linux/updates/9/i386
> http://ftp.iinet.net.au/pub/fedora/linux/updates/9/i386
> http://mirror.3fl.net.au/pub/fedora/linux/updates/9/i386
> http://mirror.internode.on.net/pub/fedora/linux/updates/9/i386
> http://mirror.aarnet.edu.au/pub/fedora/linux/updates/9/i386
> http://ringtail.its.monash.edu.au/pub/fedora/linux/updates/9/i386
> 
> I'm not seeing linux.duke.edu in here.  Should I?

No, because it's only an XML namespace parameter in the repomd.xml
header pointing to the DTD file. Every repomd.xml file contains it at
the beginning.


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