yum local repos first?

Paul Howarth paul at city-fan.org
Sat Apr 8 10:05:50 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-04-07 at 19:58 -0600, Stuart McGraw wrote:
> i have a fc5 machine with a very slow modem internet
> connection, so I set up a local yum repository holding
> most of the core rpms.  With the other network repo's
> disabled, I can install from it fine.
> But when the network repos are enabled, and an install
> has core dependencies, yum gets them all from the 
> network repo even though many are available locally.
> Is there some way to specify a repo "preference" so 
> that the local repos will be used to satisfy dependencies
> before going to remote repos?

Afraid not, unless you disable the core repo itself.

Why not just go the whole way and have your local repo contain *all* of
the core packages, then you can just disable the core repo permanently.

Do you still have the FC5 ISO images on your hard drive?


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