[CentOS] enable repo download and save but no install
ra+centos at br-online.de
Thu Nov 27 09:42:45 UTC 2008
Jerry Geis wrote:
> Is there a way to enable a repo, and ask it to download a package and
> all dependencies and save these files to a given directory then some
> time later execute a command to install those files that were saved.
> Is that possible?
"yum deplist vlc" shows you all dependencies. Do some grep/awk magic to
write the package names which you find in the "Provider:" lines into a
file. echo vlc >> file.
Then do a "yum install --downloadonly $(cat file)"
Maybe you should clean up the deplist a tad, as it contains packages you
probably already have installed (like zlib or glibc).
> I'm not concerned about updates to this package.
If that vlc ever plays streams from the internet, I would be concerned.
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