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Re: [opensuse] Can someone explain SLICK
  • From: Pascal Bleser <pascal.bleser@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 12 Apr 2006 18:06:20 +0200
  • Message-id: <443D257C.3060201@xxxxxxxxx>
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houghi wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 12, 2006 at 04:05:32PM +0200, Per Jessen wrote:
>>> A nice way to do this now is make an RPM (e.g. with checkinstall or
>>> any other way) and then run `createrepo /usr/src/packages/RPMS` and
>>> add that directory to you installation source.
>> Hmm, yeah, that sounds interesting. Where does 'createrepo' come from?
>
> The name comes from `create repository`. The tool comes from, I believe,
> Yum. http://linux.duke.edu/projects/metadata/

Correct.

> It only works for 10.0 and onwards, I think.

As far as YaST2 is concerned, yes.
But it works with yum and smart, even on older SUSE versions.

cheers
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