1

I believe the answer is no, and I understand the security implications, but I just want to make sure I am not crazy. It's hard to believe no one has asked this before, but I haven't been able to find it.

3

A package can depend on another package which happens to install a repo file, such as epel-release, but it will not actually be used during that run of yum because it hasn't been installed yet.

  • 1
    This. Note that other package management systems (like apt on Debian) can do the same, for example the google-chrome-stable package adds the Google repo for updates, etc to Chrome. – ivanivan May 14 at 18:54

Your Answer

By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you agree to our terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.