New yum setup

Paul Howarth paul at
Thu Nov 18 13:09:35 UTC 2004

WipeOut wrote:
> Admittedly I am asking before I have tried..
> How do the new yum repo setups work?
> What I mean is in FC1 when i wanted to point to a specific mirror I 
> would put in the path of the mirror to where the headers directory was 
> located.. The new yum in FC3 seems to be using xml files from somwhere..

The repodata directory.

> Where do I need to point it now? still to the headers directory are are 
> there some new directories?

Point it at the directory containing the repodata directory, like you would 
have pointed it at the directory containing the headers directory before.


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