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Hi, when I am running helm dep up with file:// dependency I get:

Repository from local path: file://components/nats
Hang tight while we grab the latest from your chart repositories...
Writing to .helm\repository\cache\.helm\repository\cache\stable-index.yaml
...Unable to get an update from the "stable" chart repository (https://kubernetes-charts.storage.googleapis.com):
        open .helm\repository\cache\.helm\repository\cache\stable-index.yaml: The system cannot find the path specified.
...Unable to get an update from the "local" chart repository (http://127.0.0.1:8879/charts):
        Get http://127.0.0.1:8879/charts/index.yaml: dial tcp 127.0.0.1:8879: connectex: No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it.
Update Complete. ⎈Happy Helming!⎈
Error: open .helm\repository\cache\local-index.yaml: The system cannot find the path specified.

looking at whathelm inithas created I can see that local-index.yamlexist in cache but it's not a file but symlink leading to <path>\.helm\repository\cache\.helm\repository\cache\local-index.yaml that doesn't exists. As a workaround I can delete local repository from repositories.yaml and then helm dep up works without errors.

Environment: Win 10, helm:2.2.1

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Answer questions woshifudayun

I'm experiencing the same issue here. Getting open /Users/yun/.helm/repository/cache/local-index.yaml: no such file or directory even when the file is there as I can find it.

useful!

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