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

Last updated on MAY 05, 2020

Applies to:

Linux OS - Version Oracle Linux 4.4 and later
Oracle Cloud Infrastructure - Version N/A and later
Information in this document applies to 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

Changes

 

Cause

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