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Re: Yum and SRPMs



El lun, 20-02-2006 a las 07:37 +0000, Paul Howarth escribió:
> On Sat, 2006-02-18 at 10:03 -0500, William Lovaton wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > El jue, 16-02-2006 a las 13:52 -0800, Jesse Keating escribió:
> > > 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.
> > 
> > yumdownloader? I hope it is what I am thinking.
> > 
> > You'll see, my home computer is connected to the Internet through a
> > modem and most of the time making updates is prohibited because more
> > often that not they are very large, so I religiously copy the packages
> > names that needs an update, I take them to my office and wget them from
> > a very fast connection one by one into my usb memory and finally back to
> > my home and copy the packages in the yum cache.
> > 
> > Is there a way to make the downloading part of this automatic? something
> > like yum generating all the wget commands so I can use them on a very
> > fast connection easily instead of one by one.
> 
> yumdownloader has a "--urls" option that will give you the URLs to
> download. This could easily be scripted into a bunch of wget commands.
> 
> Paul.

Little question: is this a FC5 thing only? or I can get it for FC4 too?
If so, where can I get it?

Thanks,

-William


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