How to create module data for local repositories with Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8?

Solution Verified - Updated -

Issue

  • How to create module metadata based on a small group of packages
  • When creating a local repository with createrepo and then try to install from that repo, I get this error:
[..]
Total size: 41 M
Installed size: 173 M
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Running transaction check
No available modular metadata for modular package '<packagename>', it cannot be installed on the system
Error: No available modular metadata for modular package

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 8
  • Local repositories
  • createrepo
  • yum modules

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