On Thursday 11 January 2007 02:50am, Andrew Parker wrote: > On 1/10/07, Lamont Peterson <lamont gurulabs com> wrote: > > Yes you can, just copy /var/cache/yum/ to a USB keychain drive (or SD > > card, or ...) or burn it to a disc. However, because the cache will > > change almost daily, this could get tedious. > > Maybe its just my setups, but my /var/cache/yum wouldn't be worth > sharing. Comparing the contents of the directory either side of an > install resulted in no change. Is a copy of the package supposed to > be in there? You need to edit /etc/yum.conf and change keepcache to 1. This defaulted to 0 (i.e., delete the package files after they're installed) as of FC5, IIRC. -- Lamont Peterson <lamont gurulabs com> Senior Instructor Guru Labs, L.C. [ http://www.GuruLabs.com/ ] NOTE: All messages from this email address should be digitally signed with my 0xDC0DD409 GPG key. It is available on the pgp.mit.edu keyserver as well as other keyservers that sync with MIT's.
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