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Re: [SLE] Can Yast install from local directories
  • From: jdd sur free <jdanield@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 29 May 2006 09:50:21 +0200
  • Message-id: <447AA7BD.8050209@xxxxxxx>
Fred A. Miller wrote:

On ALL systems that I've installed 10.1 on, Yast WON'T install any software not listed as a site in Yast. That is, a downloaded rpm from "whereever," can't be installed via Yast.

it's a choice for security: package repositories have now to
be signed.

installing a completely unknown rpm is a bad idea in these
time of Linus viruses becoming more and more probable.

of course this move is not so easy to do and some things are
lacking.

anyway, it's so easy to make a rpm -i...
jdd

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