[CentOS] source rpms for fedora

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Thu Jul 26 23:52:01 UTC 2007


John R Pierce wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Dave wrote:
>>  
>>> Hello,
>>>    I'm running centos5. There's some rpms that exist on fedora that are
>>> not in centos5 in it's repos. I was wondering if it was possible to set
>>> up yum to get only selected packages in source rpm form ou of a fedora
>>> repo and install them on centos? In that way they could be recompiled
>>> for centos5.
>>> Thanks.
>>> Dave.
>>>     
>>
>> Sure ... if you add this as a repo:
>>
>> http://ftp.linux.ncsu.edu/pub/fedora/linux/updates/7/SRPMS/
>>
>> Then you can download SRPMS from there.
>>   
> 
> I dunno, but I think I'd rather manually download any wrong-distro SPRMs
> and rebuild them by hand.

Good plan :D ... and I agree

but the question was if it was possible to get them with yum.

Personally, I never download SRPMS with yum.

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