[Yum] Interesting yum feature with chroot

Michael A. Peterson peterson at chem.duke.edu
Tue Feb 11 17:51:49 UTC 2003

On Tue, 11 Feb 2003, Troy Dawson wrote:

> So the end result is, you can use yum even when you are chroot'ed.
> Troy
> p.s. Some of you might have already known that you could do that, but for me 
> it was a neat revelation, and a further time saver.

I use yum from the %post section of my kickstarts all the time to install
packages from my local yum repository.  

I guess I'm too naive to have thought that it might NOT work :)

Michael A. Peterson, PhD.
Systems Programmer
Department of Chemistry
Duke University

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