How to change the location of yum cache from the default /var/cache/yum?

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Issue

How to change the location of yum cache from the default /var/cache/yum to, for example, '/tmp/yum', as my '/var' filesystem is full and the system updates cannot be downloaded?

Environment

Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7

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