[Yum] yum concept question

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Aug 3 03:03:55 UTC 2004


On Mon, 2004-08-02 at 22:59 -0400, Clay Amerault wrote:
> I've read through the yum and rpm docs and want to make sure I
> understand correctly.  I use yum to download rpms from remote
> repositories, and I use rpm to query the rpm database my own local
> machine?  yum doesn't read the rpm database stored on my local machine,
> right?
> 

yum has to read the db stored on your local machine in order to know
what to download. It doesn't send that information anywhere, it is just
used locally.

-sv





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