Bug 18208 - try to update/add packages
Summary: try to update/add packages
Alias: None
Product: PackageKit
Classification: Unclassified
Component: backend-yum (show other bugs)
Version: unspecified
Hardware: Other All
: highest blocker
Assignee: Richard Hughes
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Depends on:
Reported: 2008-10-24 10:07 UTC by Hesham Elsaghir
Modified: 2009-04-16 04:09 UTC (History)
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Description Hesham Elsaghir 2008-10-24 10:07:04 UTC
This is the error I get
# yum update
Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
Error: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: updates. Please verify its path and try again

from the add/remove software that is what I get:

Error Type: <class 'yum.Errors.RepoError'>
Error Value: Cannot retrieve repository metadata (repomd.xml) for repository: updates. Please verify its path and try again
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 2150, in <module>
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 2147, in main
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/packagekit/backend.py, line 605, in dispatcher
    self.dispatch_command(args[0], args[1:])
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/packagekit/backend.py, line 566, in dispatch_command
    self.search_name(options, searchterms)
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 344, in search_name
    self._do_search(searchlist, filters, key)
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 310, in _do_search
    self._do_meta_package_search(fltlist, key)
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 282, in _do_meta_package_search
    self._show_meta_package(grpid, fltlist)
  File : /usr/share/PackageKit/helpers/yum/yumBackend.py, line 418, in _show_meta_package
    grp = self.yumbase.comps.return_group(grpid)
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py, line 607, in <lambda>
    comps = property(fget=lambda self: self._getGroups(),
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/__init__.py, line 548, in _getGroups
    if not repo.ready():
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py, line 318, in ready
    return self.repoXML is not None
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py, line 1241, in <lambda>
    repoXML = property(fget=lambda self: self._getRepoXML(),
  File : /usr/lib/python2.5/site-packages/yum/yumRepo.py, line 1237, in _getRepoXML
    raise Errors.RepoError, msg
Comment 1 Hesham Elsaghir 2008-10-24 10:09:04 UTC
I am running Fedora (
Comment 2 Richard Hughes 2008-12-12 03:29:12 UTC
Does this happen with PackageKit 0.3.12?

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