On Mon, 28 Nov 2005, Paul Wouters wrote:
On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> "yumdownloader --source yum-utils" wont work out of the box, because the
> default yum setup doesn't include the SRPMS repositories for anything but
> initial core packages. You'll need to add a separate entry to yum.repos.d that
> includes extras SRPMS repo.
That's a bug then. Either the source repo listing should come with yum, or
The whole point of this thread (to me at least) is to fix the problem of
not being able to easilly installing source rpms without a need to go hunt
or edit manual files.
I'm all for adding extras-src etc source repositories to default yum setup
but we don't want those to be enabled by default - few people of the
userbase will ever need them so having them enabled will just waste
bandwidth and make yum slower. A developer who knows he needs that stuff
can be reasonably expected to flip enabled = 0 -> 1 in a file or two I
- Panu -