[Yum] Using a fast internet connexion to update a computer with a slow one

Satish Balay balay at fastmail.fm
Wed Aug 4 16:14:37 UTC 2004



On Wed, 4 Aug 2004, Enrique Perez-Terron wrote:

> On Wed, 2004-08-04 at 06:46, Daniel Gagnon wrote:
> > I was wondering if there was a way for a user of Fedora Core 2 with
> > only a 56K modem to download update on a computer that have a
> > broadband connexion (but unfortunately, Windows) and carry them (on
> > CDs, probably) to the computer with the slow connexion.
> > 
> > And how can yum be used in the process ?
> 
> I suggest you use "yum list update" and then carry the listed rpms on a
> CD.
> 
> However, it would be nice if yum had the option 
>   yum list updates --with-dependencies

Actually you'll need something like '--dump-url-list' - which prints
the urls for all required pacakges (perhaps into a file) - wich can
be directly be fed to wget.

yum --dump-url-list upgrade

Satish



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