download package with Yum.

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at
Wed May 9 19:29:13 UTC 2007

Mark Haney wrote:
> Okay, call me stupid, but what happened to the ability to use yum to 
> download a binary package and NOT install it at that time?  I've got a 
> funky gnome-python2 update that I need to re-install the package, but I 
> don't want to remove 25 dependencies and then re-install them for this 
> one package.  If the '--download-only' option is gone, is there another 
> I can't find?

yumdownloader which is part of yum-utils. If you want to downgrade at 
the same time there are a couple of plugins in Fedora Extras.


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