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Re: Package Rebuilding

On Tue, 2008-10-07 at 17:39 -0700, Robert Holtzman wrote:
> On Tue, 7 Oct 2008, Dave Burns wrote:
> > On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Robert Holtzman <holtzm cox net> wrote:
> >> shouldn't yum
> >> install <package name> pull in and install all the dependencies provided you
> >> pointed yum to the package on your hard drive? What do I have wrong?
> >
> > No, that would attempt to load the package from a remote repository. I
> > think you mean
> >
> > yum localinstall <path to rpm file>
> >
> > That will install an rpm and use the repositories to attempt to
> > resolve any dependencies the rpm has.
> Sorry for the mistake. I just came over from RedHat 7.3 (yeah, that old) 
> and yum is new to me. Thanks for straightening me out.
yikes...culture shock

udev, iptables, 2.6 kernel, modprobe.conf, xinetd...

luckily, things like 'yum --help' and 'man yum' should be in your
hitting zone though.


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