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Re: installing rpms from yum



On Fri, Apr 29, 2005 at 09:22:05AM -0500, akonstam trinity edu wrote:
> 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.

What do you mean?

tmp$ ls
tmp$ wget ftp://[...]/tidy-0.99.0-0.fdr.2.20040916.2.bu45.3.i386.rpm
[...] `tidy-0.99.0-0.fdr.2.20040916.2.bu45.3.i386.rpm' saved 
tmp$ ls
tidy-0.99.0-0.fdr.2.20040916.2.bu45.3.i386.rpm
tmp$  sudo yum install tidy-0.99.0-0.fdr.2.20040916.2.bu45.3.i386.rpm
Setting up Install Process
Setting up repositories
bulinux-base              100% |=========================| 1.1 kB    00:00
bulinux-updates           100% |=========================|  951 B    00:00
Reading repository metadata in from local files
Parsing package install arguments
Examining tidy-0.99.0-0.fdr.2.20040916.2.bu45.3.i386.rpm: tidy -
0.99.0-0.fdr.2.20040916.2.bu45.3.i386
Marking tidy-0.99.0-0.fdr.2.20040916.2.bu45.3.i386.rpm to be installed
Resolving Dependencies
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Package tidy.i386 0:0.99.0-0.fdr.2.20040916.2.bu45.3 set to be updated
--> Running transaction check
 
Dependencies Resolved
 
=============================================================================
 Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size
=============================================================================
Installing:
 tidy                    i386       0.99.0-0.fdr.2.  tidy-0.99.0-0.fd  253 k
 
Transaction Summary
=============================================================================
Install      1 Package(s)
Update       0 Package(s)
Remove       0 Package(s)
Total download size: 253 k
Is this ok [y/N]: y
Downloading Packages:
Running Transaction Test
Finished Transaction Test
Transaction Test Succeeded
Running Transaction
  Installing: tidy                         ######################### [1/1]
 
Installed: tidy.i386 0:0.99.0-0.fdr.2.20040916.2.bu45.3
Complete!


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Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>                <http://linux.bu.edu/>
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