reposync man page

reposync — synchronize yum repositories to a local directory

Synopsis

reposync [options]

Description

reposync is used to synchronize a remote yum repository to a local directory, using yum to retrieve the packages.

Options

-h, --help
Display a help message, and then quit.
-c CONFIG, --config=CONFIG
Config file to use (defaults to /etc/yum.conf).
-a ARCH, --arch=ARCH
Act as if running the specified arch (default: current arch, note: does not override $releasever. x86_64 is a superset for i*86.).
--source
Also download .src.rpm files.
-r REPOID, --repoid=REPOID
Specify repo ids to query, can be specified multiple times (default is all enabled).
-e CACHEDIR, --cachedir CACHEDIR
Directory in which to store metadata.
-t, --tempcache
Use a temp dir for storing/accessing yum-cache.
-d, --delete
Delete local packages no longer present in repository.
-p DESTDIR, --download_path=DESTDIR
Path to download packages to: defaults to current directory.
--norepopath
Don't add the reponame to the download path. Can only be used when syncing a single repository (default is to add the reponame).
-g, --gpgcheck
Remove packages that fail GPG signature checking after downloading. exit status is '1' if at least one package was removed.
-u, --urls
Just list urls of what would be downloaded, don't download.
-l, --plugins
Enable yum plugin support.
-m, --downloadcomps
Also download comps.xml.
--download-metadata
Download all the non-default metadata
-n, --newest-only
Download only newest packages per-repo.
-q, --quiet
Output as little information as possible.

Examples

Sync all packages from the 'updates' repo to the current directory:
reposync --repoid=updates
Sync only the newest packages from the 'updates' repo to the current directory:
reposync -n --repoid=updates
Sync packages from the 'updates' and 'extras' repos to the current directory:
reposync --repoid=updates --repoid=extras
Sync all packages from the 'updates' repo to the repos directory:
reposync -p repos --repoid=updates
Sync all packages from the 'updates' repo to the repos directory excluding x86_64 arch. Edit /etc/yum.conf adding option exclude=*.x86_64. Then:
reposync -p repos --repoid=updates

Files

reposync uses the yum libraries for retrieving information and packages. If no configuration file is specified, the default yum configuration will be used.

/etc/yum.conf
/etc/yum/repos.d/

See Also

yum.conf (5)
http://yum.baseurl.org/

Authors

See the Authors file included with this program.

Bugs

There are of course no bugs, but should you find any, you should first consult the FAQ section on http://yum.baseurl.org/wiki/Faq and if unsuccessful in finding a resolution contact the mailing list: yum-devel@lists.baseurl.org. To file a bug use http://bugzilla.redhat.com for Fedora/RHEL/Centos related bugs and http://yum.baseurl.org/report for all other bugs.

Referenced By

yum-utils(1).

27 April 2007