Fedora Offline Package Manager (RUM) version 0.0.1 released

Jima jima at beer.tclug.org
Tue Jul 17 13:27:21 UTC 2007

On Tue, 17 Jul 2007, Debarshi 'Rishi' Ray wrote:
>>> To install package(s) from a YumPack, you would need to untar the
>>> YumPack, which is essentially an uncompressed Tar archive, and use
>>> 'system-install-packages' to install the RPMs as you would normally
>> > do.
>> Why uncompressed?
> No particular reason, except that on Fedora Core 6 compressed archives
> of the rpmdb would lead to strange behaviour. Thus I am trying to stay
> clean of any compressed archive.

  Since RPM contents are (IIRC) already compressed, I'm not sure you'd 
squeeze enough space out of compression to make it worth the trouble, 


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