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Re: Yum and SRPMs



On Thu, 2006-02-16 at 16:36 -0500, Sadda Teh wrote:
> 
> My current perception of being able to develop software that's part of
> the Fedora environment means one needs intimate knowledge of RPM and
> its various spin off utilities. At least now it seems like a
> user-friendly tool like yum is going to assist in actually getting the
> SRPMs onto one's machine. Can Jesse or someone else expand on what
> this new feature really means if my impression is totally off-base? 

I made a small mistake.  The unified SRPMS and srpm repodata will be
useful for yumdownloader, not yum itself.  Yum does not and will not
have the ability to grab srpms.

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