I have my locally generated rpm packages (the main package and its dependencies) located in my home directory. The spec file defined dependencies. I'd like to install it with a single yum or dnf command and let it find dependencies in my directory and install them accordingly. I tried yum:

% yum -y localinstall ~/rpms/mypackage-2.1.1-2.1.x86_64.rpm

However it complains:

 Problem: conflicting requests
  - nothing provides mypackage-libs(x86-64) = 2.1.1-2.1 needed by mypackage-2.1.1-2.1.x86_64
(try to add '--skip-broken' to skip uninstallable packages or '--nobest' to use not only best candidate packages)

Am I doing something wrong, or this indicates that I have a bug in my spec file?

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localinstall won't pick the other RPMs from the folder automatically, it will try to install only the packages specified in the command (and it also installs dependencies but only from system repositories) so you either need to list all packages or use shell expansion:

yum -y localinstall ~/rpms/mypackage-2.1.1-2.1.x86_64.rpm ~/rpms/mypackage-libs-2.1.1-2.1.x86_64.rpm
yum -y localinstall ~/rpms/*.rpm

(with dnf just use dnf install and the path(s) instead of localinstall).

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