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Re: installing rpms from yum



On Fri, Apr 29, 2005 at 08:49:06AM -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 29, 2005 at 12:36:27PM +0100, Paul Howarth wrote:
> > If you want to install RPMs you've downloaded yourself, just use rpm to 
> > install them:
> > # rpm -Uvh your.first.downloaded.rpm your.second.downloaded.rpm ...
> 
> FWIW, the develop version of yum can work on local downloaded files too,
> which is nice if you've missed some dependencies.
> 
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> 
However if you want yum to install files found on your machine they
have to be in a directory hierarchy that corresposnds to the one laid
out in the yum.conf file. Usually to avoid confusion I make the
hierarchy the same as that in the repository the files came from.
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