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[Bug 458925] Implment "download only" in zypper
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  • Date: Fri, 9 Jan 2009 04:21:40 -0700 (MST)
  • Message-id: <20090109112140.8A4B2CC7D4@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

User jengelh@xxxxxxxxxx added comment

--- Comment #5 from Jan Engelhardt <jengelh@xxxxxxxxxx> 2009-01-09 04:21:39
MST ---
achieve with a pipe of curl

It goes like, *uh*, *uh* (_no_ pub/) *uh*
distribution/11.1/ *uh* repo/ *äh* oss/ *äh* suse/i586 ... "omgwut". You see,
it's much easier to say "get me that damn package from the URLs I once entered
into the zypper repo.d config" rather than trying to remember that overly long
URL everytime. And, if I merely used wget, I would also need to know the
version number of the package, which in most cases I just don't.

But, ignoring dependencies?

Yes, because zypper cannot know which files I already downloaded.

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