[CentOS] Using CentOS repos in a RHEL machine

Marcelo M. Garcia marcelo.maia.garcia at googlemail.com
Wed Nov 5 16:08:44 UTC 2008

Matt Hyclak wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 11:48:53AM +0000, Marcelo M. Garcia enlightened us:
>> I have 2 machines with RHEL 5.2 and I would like to use CentOS repos. I 
>> would like to know if the document "Using CentOS Repositories on RHEL 
>> Machines"[1] can be used in CentOS 5.2 without too much modifications.
>> Thanks
>> Marcelo
>> [1] http://wiki.centos.org/HowTos/PackageManagement/YumOnRHEL
> You shouldn't need to bother since RHEL 5 has yum. Just add your repo
> definitions into your /etc/yum.repos.d directory.
> The only limitation I have been able to see with RHEL's yum is the lack of
> the priorities plugin. You can use protectbase as a replacement. If I get a
> chance today, maybe I'll try to update that wiki page.
> Matt

A basic question, is enough to copy the files in /etc/yum.repos.d/ or is 
there another better way?



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