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Re: Add/Remove programs



On Thu, 20 May 2004 22:41:44 +0200, shrek-m gmx de <shrek-m gmx de> wrote:
> 
> 
> venkata ramana wrote:
> 
> >On Thu, 20 May 2004 15:32:10 -0400 (EDT), duncan brown
> ><duncanbrown linuxadvocate net> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>venkata ramana said:
> >>
> >>
> >>>The problem with this is I don't have the headers directory in the ftp
> >>>server of our LAN. I have the packages only in the ftp server. yum is
> >>>saying that failed to find the headers. My ftp server's directory
> >>>structure is like the link
> >>>http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/fedora/linux/core/2/i386/os but,
> >>>without the headers and SRPMs directories. Is there a way to use yum to
> >>>install packages with yum from this ftp server also?
> >>>
> >>>
> >>if you have root on this server, go into the directory with the rpms and
> >>enter this
> >>
> >>yum-arch .
> >>
> >>that will create the headers.
> >>
> >>-d
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >Isn't there a way to do the things without creating headers? I am
> >asking this because I don't have the permission to log into the server
> >and create headers.
> >
> >
> 
> you can try
> # rpm -Fvh ftp://server/your_packages/i386/package*
> works sometimes
> 
Thanks, it worked for me.

> or
> 
> $ wget -cr --passive-ftp ftp://server/your_packages/
> 
> and here you can do yum-arch and use "file://" in your yum.conf
> or "dir" in your /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources
> 
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