[CentOS] yum relocatable RPMs

Sun Aug 26 20:59:30 UTC 2012
Rita <rmorgan466 at gmail.com>

Thanks. My system manager wants the installations to be very small which
makes sense and also the stock versions are very outdated therefore it
would be hard.

On Sun, Aug 26, 2012 at 2:49 PM, John R Pierce <pierce at hogranch.com> wrote:

> On 08/26/12 6:51 AM, Rita wrote:
> > I dont have root access but I would like to install several packages
> (gtk)
> > in my home directory. Is it possible to install it via yum ?
> no.  rpm installed packages have to be listed in the system catalogs so
> package management can keep track of them.   have your system manager
> install them, or build your own from tarballs specifying to install in
> your home dir (typically a --prefix= option on ./configure, but that
> heavily depends on the package and how its built).
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