[Ilugc] Yum without Root Permission
metherid at gmail.com
Thu Jun 17 11:52:31 IST 2010
On 06/17/2010 11:39 AM, Rajesh kumar wrote:
> My problem is that i dont have root permission in my system in office. I
> need to install some packages for my development, usually i used to download
> the source, install using ./configure --perfix=path to my local directory,
> and use make and make install, i have added my local bin directory to
> bash.rc file so that i can use all the installed commands.
> Similar way i need to use YUM to install in my local repos, because its very
> difficult to install a source having toomuch of dependencies .
Yum does support a --installroot option which you can use to install
packages into a chroot which might be some location under your home
folder. Maintaining a clean chroot like that wastes a lot of space
however. You might want to talk to your office sys admin instead.
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