[CentOS] yam help

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Fri Sep 15 19:18:20 UTC 2006

yOn Fri, 15 Sep 2006, Bowie Bailey wrote:

> I am trying to use yam to create a repo based on the 4.4 CDs.  I have
> copied the contents of the CDs to /var/dist/CentOS-4.4-i386.  No
> matter what I try, yam always creates an emtpy repo.

This is the wrong mailinglist. See the Yam website for the correct 

> This is my current yam.conf file:
>     [main]
>     srcdir = /var/yam
>     wwwdir = /var/www/yam
>     arch = i386
>     [centos]
>     name = CentOS $release ($arch)
>     release = 4
>     arch = i386
>     metadata = repomd
>     os = file:///var/dist/CentOS-4.4-i386/CentOS/

Yam can handle the ISO files directly. Look at the examples that come with 
Yam. There is no need to copy the file from the ISO files.

Kind regards,
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