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Re: Yum and SRPMs



On Sun, 2005-11-27 at 18:13 +1030, n0dalus wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I was wondering if is or ever will be possible to install srpms using
> yum. In the yum manpage it says you can specify a package using
> 'package.arch', so I was wondering if that could be done with
> 'package.src'. I think this would really be a helpful feature. At the
> moment to get a srpm I have to go to one of the ftp mirrors, find the
> right folder then search for the right package among hundreds of other
> files.
> 
> n0dalus.

yum install yum-utils
yumdownloader --source package

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Nicholas Miell <nmiell comcast net>


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