[CentOS] 4.3 to 4.4 and Yum and Upgrade vs. Update
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Fri Sep 1 08:41:27 UTC 2006
John Hinton wrote:
> I'm wondering about yum update vs. yum upgrade. The man page says use
> upgrade (actually the obsoletes flag which is set in upgrade and not
> update) when doing something like a linux 8.0 to linux 9 upgrade.
> Something we can't do with CentOS, i.e. 3 to 4. So, is it better to use
> update or upgrade when going from 4.3 to 4.4? Doesn't RedHat call these
> "Quarterly Updates" and not "Quarterly Upgrades"?
on yum-2.4.x the --obsoletes flag is enabled by default anyway, so in
effect what you get from update or from upgrade is about the same thing.
> And, it seems that the folks having trouble were doing yum upgrade. I'm
> wondering if anyone is experiencing the same difficulties when doing yum
look at the thread again, its only when someone does an update for only
sqlite that they have an issue, a 'yum update yum; yum update' has
worked fine for me
> Could this be what's causing the conflicts with sqlite?
> And if update vs. upgrade doesn't make any difference (from my first
> question).. Has a 'clear' direction for painless updating emerged?
yes : yum update yum sqlite python-sqlite ; yum update
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