[CentOS] source rpms for fedora

John R Pierce pierce at hogranch.com
Thu Jul 26 21:11:12 UTC 2007

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.

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