[users] Repository rpmforge is listed more than once in the configuration

Matt Hyclak hyclak at ohio.edu
Thu Jul 31 17:58:42 CEST 2008

On Thu, Jul 31, 2008 at 05:34:04PM +0200, Dag Wieers enlightened us:
> >Nils Breunese (Lemonbit) wrote:
> >> Frank Bures wrote:
> >>
> >> Did you inspect /etc/yum.repos.d/rpmforge.repo to see if it was listed
> >> more than once?
> >
> >This file is installed by the rpmforge-release-0.3.6-1.el5.rf.i386.rpm 
> >package, so it should be correct.  And yes, I inspected it and it was 
> >listed only once.
> I would report this to the yum developers, since a config-file cannot 
> expose this behaviour it must be a yum related problem.
> I would not exclude an error with your yum.conf file that causes somehow 
> this behaviour. The yum developers know their code and can help you much 
> more efficiently than a list of users that do not have your behaviour.
> This is the first time this problem is reported here and therefor it is 
> very likely this has something to do with your system that is atypical.
> Kind regards,

Is this on Red Hat? I saw on one of the lists this morning a report that
there's a bug in the rhn-plugin for yum that duplicates external repos.


Matt Hyclak
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