On Mon, Nov 28, 2005 at 01:36:28PM +0100, Rudolf Kastl wrote:
i am just curious... whats the point of "installing" source
usually one just wants to fetch em and extract em into the userspace
That's installing in my book. I quite often find myself going though
the "find latest version, find suitable mirror, wget srpm, rpm -i" routine
when trying to track down a bug in a package.
This should definitely work from a non-root account, thus is another point
against integrating this in yum directly.