Getting yum to use RPMs from local disk
anoopcj at gmail.com
Fri Nov 3 16:54:09 UTC 2006
cool .. I'll try it out.
Will keep you posted.
On 11/3/06, A Yagi <ayagi at scripps.edu> wrote:
> Anoop Chandran wrote:
> > Hey Guys,
> > I had selected the "Customize later" option, while installing
> > FC6. Now I have the dumped the rpms to my disk and want yum
> > to use the rpms in local disk., rather than getting them from the
> > repositories.
> > For eg. yum groupinstall "development tools" should start picking
> > the rpms which I've dumped to the local disk.
> > I tried setting up a web server on local box and configring yum to use
> > it. however it wasn't entirely successful.
> > Can this be done? Is there an easier method (other than going to
> > online repositories) or am I missing any options of yum?
> > Regards
> > Anoop
> If you copied rpm files from the DVD, you do not need to run createrepo
> because the repodata directory is included. But if you copied rpm's
> from individual CD's, then you need to create the repodata by running
> createrepo. Either way, once you have them ready and suppose your
> repodata directory is in /pathto/fc6, add this line to the .repo file:
> Note the three slashes.
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