yum problem with fedora.us repos

Timothy Murphy tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Mon Nov 15 13:22:49 UTC 2004

Justin Georgeson wrote:

>> So yum doesn't care anymore about yum.conf and only uses
>> /etc/yum.repo.d/*.repo files?
> It still uses yum.conf.

Does it look at repositories listed in yum.conf ,
or does it just read it for settings?

> But the .repo files simplifies things. 
> Maintainers can now put together a -release package with their GPG key
> and all the .repo files, so you just install the -release package and
> go, rather than download and install the key and manually enter the
> repo info in a monolithic yum.conf. Freshrpms has already released a
> freshrpms-release package like this.

I didn't understand this.
Could you just say exactly what commands you gave,
and perhaps the content of one of your yum.repos.d files ?

Timothy Murphy  
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