permanently 404 errors updates-testing

Reindl Harald h.reindl at
Tue Jul 14 17:42:17 UTC 2015

Am 14.07.2015 um 19:39 schrieb Kevin Fenzi:
> On Tue, 14 Jul 2015 19:14:05 +0200
> Reindl Harald <h.reindl at> wrote:
>> for some days or possibly a few weeks it happens regulary (at least
>> with updates-testing) that deps are solved, some packages are
>> downloaded and others fail with 404 pretedning trying other mirrors
>> retry "yum --enablerepo=koji --exclude=polkit\* upgrade" often enough
>> each time will downloads 1 or 2 of the missings until you have all of
>> them - i remember times where *really* all mirrors where tried
> ...snip...
> ...snip...
> Why are you using the redirect?
> The metalink (which is default) should be preferred

originally *because* mirrors where outdated way too often but especially 
in *that* case it is hardly to understand that the main source has 
metadata not matching the package files

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