William Lovaton wrote:
El lun, 20-02-2006 a las 07:37 +0000, Paul Howarth escribió:
>On Sat, 2006-02-18 at 10:03 -0500, William Lovaton wrote:
>>El jue, 16-02-2006 a las 13:52 -0800, Jesse Keating escribió:
>>>I made a small mistake. The unified SRPMS and srpm repodata will be
>>>useful for yumdownloader, not yum itself. Yum does not and will not
>>>have the ability to grab srpms.
>>yumdownloader? I hope it is what I am thinking.
>>You'll see, my home computer is connected to the Internet through a
>>modem and most of the time making updates is prohibited because more
>>often that not they are very large, so I religiously copy the packages
>>names that needs an update, I take them to my office and wget them from
>>a very fast connection one by one into my usb memory and finally back to
>>my home and copy the packages in the yum cache.
>>Is there a way to make the downloading part of this automatic? something
>>like yum generating all the wget commands so I can use them on a very
>>fast connection easily instead of one by one.
>yumdownloader has a "--urls" option that will give you the URLs to
>download. This could easily be scripted into a bunch of wget commands.
Little question: is this a FC5 thing only? or I can get it for FC4 too?
If so, where can I get it?
yumdownloader is part of the yum-utils package, which is available in
Extras for FC4.