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RE: "yum update" with most of the rpms already on a USB key?



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> Date: Mon, 2 Mar 2009 06:03:12 -0500
> From: rpjday crashcourse ca
> To: fedora-test-list redhat com
> Subject: "yum update" with most of the rpms already on a USB key?
>
>
> having already installed F11 alpha (x86_64) and done a "yum update",
> i copied all of the packages that were downloaded for the update
> (/var/cache/yum/...) onto a USB key.
>
> now having installed the same onto another system, i want to do an
> update but, obviously, let "yum update" know that a lot of what it
> needs is over there, under /media/KINGSTON/yumupdaterpms.
>
> what's the incantation? is that what "yum localupdate" is for?
> thanks.
>
> rday
> --

Hi,

you can do a yum localupdate /location/of/updates/*.rpm this will look online to fulfil any dependencies and apply the updates.

-- 
Lalit Dhiri
Linux the root to no GPFs

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