can't install debug rpm with yum -

David Timms dtimms at
Sat Jun 10 04:19:18 UTC 2006

Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 2006-06-09 at 22:00 +1000, David Timms wrote:
>> Note all the stuff in the actual header, especially:
>> HTTP/1.1 404 Not Found
>> Throwing away the header that has the correct info in it is what is 
>> going wrong. From what someone said urlgrabber is used in yum -> 
>> shouldn't urlgrabber then return fail if the server is stating html 
>> errors eg 404, no matter how pretty the 404 looks to a human using
>> their 
>> web browser ? 
> Didn't Seth say that f.r.c was fixed and thus would not make a very good
> test case?
Agreed. That would be why I included the problem {pacific internet} from 
Sean's report.   Also the mentioned ~"302 and redirect" is another html 
response ie not 200. So could someone list the settings that would have 
caused the 200+text404 response, so that it could be used as an 
additional test case ?

Still, it would be great to solve the garbage in {=dodgy repodata} > 
getting stuck problem. Looking for well formed xml in the data appears 
to be a good place to start, should be seeing:
<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<repomd xmlns=""> ...


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