[Yum] Yum Python Module

Asad asadxflow at gmail.com
Fri Aug 21 05:22:07 UTC 2015

Thanks, actually I am able to use the API to do the yum install part. My program first installs some dependencies. 

For yumdownloader I thought maybe there was some (similar) documentation. But I guess looking into source directly is also not a problem.

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James Antill <james-yum at and.org> wrote:

>sad man <asadxflow at gmail.com> writes:
>> Hi, I am using Python 2.7 and wanted to do use the yum python module to do
>> "yumdownloader". Is there any documentation to use |yum-utils" from within
>> Python?
> No, they aren't meant to be used as modules.
>> Currently I have to run the command-line "yumdownloader ..." from my python
>> script.
> For downloading you can look (and copy) what yumdownloader/reposync
>is doing. Or get URLs and download them manually, but this is not a
>great idea due to client certs. etc.
>James Antill -- james at and.org
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