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



On Mon, 2 Mar 2009, Lalit Dhiri wrote:

>
> ----------------------------------------
> > 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.

  so, just so i don't misunderstand, i want to do a *full* system
update, but i want to specify a local directory to check *first* for
any necessary rpm files before venturing online, in order to minimize
downloading.  is that what's going to happen here?  thanks.

rday
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