Bug 70456 - RFE: support rpms in a local dir
Summary: RFE: support rpms in a local dir
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: redhat-config-packages   
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Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
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Keywords: FutureFeature
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TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-08-01 15:46 UTC by Gerald Teschl
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-10-03 19:11:11 UTC
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Description Gerald Teschl 2002-08-01 15:46:19 UTC
Why do the rpms need to be on cdrom? If you do an nfs install, the rpms will
be on an nfs dir. The tool should handle such a situation by allowing me to
specify a directory where the rpms are.

Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2002-08-01 16:44:38 UTC
You can do this from the command-line (redhat-config-packages
--tree=/path/to/tree) but we probably won't get to having this specified in the
UI for this release

Comment 2 Gerald Teschl 2002-08-01 17:58:40 UTC
It would be nice if it could read this from a config file
(say /etc/sysconfig/redhat-config-packages) such that one
can set it up once and then just click on the icon. Thanks.

Comment 3 Jeremy Katz 2002-08-01 23:05:05 UTC
That's what the UI would basically be configuring -- probably not going to
happen for this release, though, due to time constraints

Comment 4 Gerald Teschl 2002-10-03 19:10:59 UTC
Why did you put the config file in /etc/redhat-config-packages.method?

Comment 5 Jeremy Katz 2002-10-05 13:42:17 UTC
Because I'm a nice person and then forgot about closing the bug? :)  

The filename was mainly chosen so that when we add a real config file in a
future release (since I'm sure there will have to be one sooner or later), we
don't get a conflict on the filename and with getting rpm to replace it.

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