Package Rebuilding

Robert Holtzman holtzm at
Wed Oct 8 00:39:51 UTC 2008

On Tue, 7 Oct 2008, Dave Burns wrote:

> On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 11:15 AM, Robert Holtzman <holtzm at> wrote:
>> shouldn't yum
>> install <package name> pull in and install all the dependencies provided you
>> pointed yum to the package on your hard drive? What do I have wrong?
> No, that would attempt to load the package from a remote repository. I
> think you mean
> yum localinstall <path to rpm file>
> That will install an rpm and use the repositories to attempt to
> resolve any dependencies the rpm has.

Sorry for the mistake. I just came over from RedHat 7.3 (yeah, that old) 
and yum is new to me. Thanks for straightening me out.

Bob Holtzman
"Bother", said Pooh, as he chambered another round...

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