[CentOS] source rpms for fedora
johnny at centos.org
Thu Jul 26 23:52:01 UTC 2007
John R Pierce wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Dave wrote:
>>> 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.
>> Sure ... if you add this as a repo:
>> 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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