[users] Re: perl-Proc-Daemon-0.03-1.2.el4.rf

Bob Kinney bkinney at hmdc.harvard.edu
Wed Apr 16 01:11:39 CEST 2008


Dag Wieers wrote:
> On Tue, 15 Apr 2008, Bob Kinney wrote:
> 
>> Dag Wieers wrote:
>>> On Tue, 15 Apr 2008, Bob Kinney wrote:
>>>
>>>> We've been using the rpmforge repos for quite a few Perl modules and 
>>>> recently we've discovered that the el4 build of Proc::Daemon no 
>>>> longer seems to be included in the meta data files (and thus can't 
>>>> be downloaded via yum).
>>>>
>>>> I did a quick search of the archives but didn't find a mention of it 
>>>> being removed, and the el5 build is still available, so I'm just 
>>>> trying to find out if there was a conscious decision to remove it or 
>>>> if it got ignored for some reason.
>>>>
>>>> Thanks for any insight you can provide.
>>>
>>> http://packages.sw.be/perl-Proc-Daemon/
>>> http://rpmforge.sw.be/redhat/el4/en/i386/rpmforge/RPMS/perl-Proc-Daemon-0.03-1.2.el4.rf.noarch.rpm 
>>>
>>> Could you tell me exactly what the problem is ?
>>>
>>
>> As I stated, the rpm isn't in the meta data and therefor can't be 
>> installed via yum:
>>
>> # rpm -q rpmforge-release
>> rpmforge-release-0.3.5-1.el4.rf
>>
>> # yum install perl-Proc-Daemon
>> Setting up Install Process
>> Setting up Repos
>> rpmforge                  100% |=========================| 1.1 kB 00:00
>> Reading repository metadata in from local files
>> rpmforge  : ################################################## 6734/6734
>> No Match for argument: perl-Proc-Daemon
>> Nothing to do
> 
> [me at server production]# zgrep -c perl-Proc-Daemon 
> redhat/el4/en/i386/rpmforge/repodata/*.gz
> redhat/el4/en/i386/rpmforge/repodata/filelists.xml.gz:1
> redhat/el4/en/i386/rpmforge/repodata/other.xml.gz:1
> redhat/el4/en/i386/rpmforge/repodata/primary.xml.gz:2
> 
> It is there.
> 

This is a AMD 64-bit system.  Sorry for not including that in my initial 
report:

[root at mail-2 ~]# wget 
http://rpmforge.sw.be/redhat/el4/en/x86_64/rpmforge/repodata/filelists.xml.gz

[root at mail-2 ~]# zgrep -c perl-Proc-Daemon filelists.xml.gz
0

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Earl (Bob) Kinney
Manager of Research Computing
Harvard-MIT Data Center



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