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Re: System of Fedora Core (yum vs. rpm)



catOn Mon, 2004-10-18 at 09:16 -0700, James Mckenzie wrote:
> One question:
> 
> Will yum pass to rpm relocation information?  I want to move packages to a different install directory for space reasons.
> If so, what do I do in yum.conf?
> 
> Thank you.
> 
> James McKenzie
> 
in tyum.conf near the top edit the line that reads:

cachedir=/var/cache/yum

cachedir is where yum will download all of the .rpm and .hdr files to
and thein will update your system from there.  I assume this is what you
want.

Scott

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Talbot <talbotscott cox net>
> Sent: Oct 18, 2004 7:43 AM
> To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
> Subject: Re: System of Fedora Core
> 
> On Mon, 2004-10-18 at 22:24 +0800, edwardspl ita org mo wrote:
> > linux glossolalie org wrote:
> > 
> > > edwardspl ita org mo wrote on 18.10.2004, 03:36:29:
> > >
> > > > Sorry,
> > > > What about "yum" ?
> > > >
> > > > Thanks.
> > > Yum will allow you to install/uninstall packages and will take care of
> > > the dependancies for you. Maybe you need to have a look at
> > > www.fedorafaq.org#installsoftware
> > > hth
> > > Thierry
> > 
> > I want to know what different between yum and rpm...
> 
> RPM will install, or erase rpm files, IF you have all of the necessary
> dependencies (packages which are required by the package you are
> installing).
> 
> YUM finds those dependencies and install all needed packages as one unit
> 
> 	Scott
> > Thanks.
> > 
> > 
> 
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