[CentOS] forcing yum to download but not install

Mon Dec 19 16:42:44 UTC 2011
Eero Volotinen <eero.volotinen at iki.fi>

2011/12/19 Alan McKay <alan.mckay at gmail.com>:
> Hey folks,
> Is there any way to fake a "yum update" just to get yum to force a download
> of all the files it needs, without actually installing them.
> I finally have a RPM cache/proxy working and I just want to populate it.
> The server I want to actually update cannot be updated until tomorrow but
> I'd like to do a fake update just to force the RPMs into my cache so they
> will all be pre-downloaded.
> I don't see anyway from the man page to do this.

You can use reposing tool for almost similar functionality..