how to install source packages?
On Sat, Jan 9, 2010 at 18:26, Jud Craft <email@example.com> wrote:
> I've enabled the updates-source and fedora-source repositories in
> PackageKit, but how do I, for example, install the source package for
> A packagekit search for Cairo returns nothing from the updates-source
> or fedora-source repositories, and nothing called "cairo-source" or
> anything of the like. *Just binary cairo and cairo-devel.
> In short, how do I install source packages? *Have I missed an obvious
> step or is it really unintuitive?
Not sure there is a way with yum/PK, but you can do:
$ yumdownloader --source package
Yum will enable the -source repos to fetch the source package.
After that, just install it normally with rpm:
$ rpm -ivh source_package
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