[CentOS-devel] yum update behavior plugin
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Sun Aug 13 11:13:48 UTC 2006
Charlie Brady wrote:
>> Charlie Brady wrote:
>>>> Well, plugin to remove all packages but yum, if yum is within
>>>> updated packages, is easy to write. But plugin can only stop yum
>>>> execution and I can't see way to run yum again after yum update by
>>> I don't see why yum couldn't update yum, then exec the new yum
>>> program, listing the remaining packages as install arguments. You'd
>>> need to unlock the lock file before calling execve.
>> no! yum, on re-entry, needs to re-parse the metadata - its possible
>> remote end metadata has changed for the new yum as well.
> OK, so you want the first yum to exec a new yum with the same arguments
> that it itself was called with. It will then calculate its own
> transaction set.
> Hopefully it will not itself try to replace itself with the old yum
humm ? after the yum package has updated, there really should be no hint
of the old yum stuff.....
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