The Message "THIS PROGRAM IS DEPRECATED!" in Running Rep_populate.sh (Doc ID 738387.1)

Last updated on OCTOBER 08, 2008

Applies to:

Linux Kernel - Version: 4.4
This problem can occur on any platform.

Symptoms

Oracle offers a guide to creating local yum server on :
http://www.oracle.com/technology/tech/linux/htdocs/yum-repository-setup.html.

when executing the script: rep_populate.sh to download packages from Oracle Unbreakable Linux Network(ULN) website, it pops out the below messages:
THIS PROGRAM IS DEPRECATED!
You should be generating xml metadata instead.
Please see http://linux.duke.edu/metadata

Cause

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