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Re: [Pulp-list] Exclude packages or package groups from repo sync

I can confirm that I was able to remove an RPM from a repo created from copied content, rather than synced content.  I agree that the feedback needs to be more clear here. 

In relation to my bug on SRPMs, I noticed that even when I mistyped the --repo-id, or provided a package name that didn't exist, it always gave the exact same feedback:

Progress on this task can be viewed using the commands under "repo tasks".

And the task details showed as "Successful".

Possibly related - I tried to copy a SRPM from one repo (populated from an external feed) to another repo (populated from a curated internal repo "feed") to see if I could then delete it.  However, the copy itself did not work.  It similarly showed the same task message as above and the same "Successful" result, even though the SRPM was not copied.  Is it also not possible to copy RPM/SRPMs into a repo that has a feed?  Can I modify the repo and remove the feed URL after the initial sync in order to allow me to manage it manually from that point forward?

I'll add these details to the bug (1034978).  Still I have my original problem of not being able to filter out SRPMS on sync (BZ 1004001), or remove them after sync.


On Tue, Dec 3, 2013 at 9:32 AM, Florian Sachs <florian sachs bmlvs gv at> wrote:
Hi Michael,

I created a new repository, copied the contents from A to B and remove successfully a rpm package from B, so it works for me.

I would suggest to provide more informative feedback than "unassiciation successfull" in this case :-)


Am 03.12.2013 14:32, schrieb Michael Hrivnak:

What I suspect is going on here is actually expected behavior, although perhaps not intuitive. Content that is sync'd into a repository cannot be removed. If this is content that you uploaded or copied into the repository, then I would expect the remove to succeed.

Please advise if you think this is still a problem.

Michael Hrivnak

----- Original Message -----
From: "Florian Sachs" <florian sachs bmlvs gv at>
To: pulp-list redhat com, cplummer gmail com
Sent: Tuesday, December 3, 2013 3:19:04 AM
Subject: Re: [Pulp-list] Exclude packages or package groups from repo sync


I think "pulp-admin rpm repo remove rpm" does not work at all.

-> I commented Christina's Bugreport.

I want to use pulp in (almost) the same way, that Christina described in her mail from Aug 6th, which is hardly possible, if I cannot delete obsolete content from repositories.

best regards,

Am 02.12.2013 20:24, schrieb Christina Plummer:

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