Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 126587
RFE: yum needs a --download option similar to up2date
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:49:54 EST
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Description of problem:
yum should have available a download-only option similar to how
up2date will allow you to download but not install a package.
In addition, it would be nice to have a download-src option to instead
get the src.rpm; if such a thing is possible, such functionality could
potentially be added at the same time.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. attempt to download-but-not-install a package via yum
2. attempt to grab the src rpms via yum
yum has one.
I believe it's been in there since yum 2.0.6
the source downloading is outside of the scope of yum 2.0.X.
it may be included in a future version.
ahh if it's in a version later than that supplied to Fedora Core 1,
then I wouldn't have seen it yet. Guess I should look around and grab