[CentOS] Bad repo file

William L. Maltby BillsCentOS at triad.rr.com
Mon Mar 20 13:07:05 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-03-20 at 08:01 -0500, William L. Maltby wrote:
> <snip>

> To eliminate editor concerns, may I suggest an "od -c" of the files? If
> your line endings of other than "\n" you have a problem. Otherwise not
> likely. Also, see if you see unexpected whitespace embedded or at the
> end of something.
> Lastly, "man -k yum" and man the docs listed there. Something might jump
> out at you that makes you go "hmmmm...."
> <snip sig>

OOPS! Sorry to reply to myself. Forgot that not everyone has run
makewhatis. Needed for "man -k yum" to work. "man makewhatis" for

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