Bug 84546 - Ability to download only src.rpm from command line
Ability to download only src.rpm from command line
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 53471
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
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Reported: 2003-02-18 12:52 EST by Paul Nasrat
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-02-21 13:51:52 EST
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Description Paul Nasrat 2003-02-18 12:52:04 EST
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Description of problem:
For testing, debugging of rpms (eg rawhide) and also for distribution of
problematic 3rd party rpms (eg jpackage.org nosrc.rpms) I would like the ability
to download src rpm only (and nosrc!).  

This would allow me to setup channels with out issues of redistribution using
current (http://current.tigris.org/) for stuff such as jpackage.  I think it'd
be useful for other developers, and people running satellite server who might
want to only grab the upstream src, add a patch or reconfigure an option,
rebuild and distribute the modified package to the satellites.

Currently you can do:

up2date -d package-foo (to download package-foo)
up2date -d --src package-foo (to download both binary and src)

but there is no

up2date -d --src-only package-foo

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
up2date-3.0.7-1 (and grokked the src of up2date-3.1.17-1)

How reproducible:
Didn't try

Additional info:
Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2003-07-28 16:58:16 EDT
should be there in 3.1.46 as --get and --get-source

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 53471 ***
Comment 2 Red Hat Bugzilla 2006-02-21 13:51:52 EST
Changed to 'CLOSED' state since 'RESOLVED' has been deprecated.

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