[CentOS] I see 5.3 ISO images on the mirrors

Sorin Srbu sorin.srbu at orgfarm.uu.se
Wed Apr 1 08:30:19 UTC 2009


>-----Original Message-----
>From: centos-bounces at centos.org [mailto:centos-bounces at centos.org] On
Behalf
>Of Michael A. Peters
>Sent: Wednesday, April 01, 2009 8:57 AM
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>Subject: Re: [CentOS] I see 5.3 ISO images on the mirrors
>
>Sorin Srbu wrote:
>
>> Minor version upgrades (eg 5.2 > 5.3): yum update
>
>Not sure it matters but I usually do
>
>yum update yum rpm
>yum clean all
>yum update
>
>I heard elsewhere that there can be problems if you do not update glibc
>before updating the rest of the OS. I heard that after two of my boxes
>were already updated the above way and they didn't experience any
>issues, so maybe it was bogus, but it certainly can't hurt to do
>
>yum update glibc
>
>first.
>
>remote server, be sure to do it inside of screen.

I was a bit hasty there and didn't note the glibc needed to be updated
first. 

On another note, on a few of my systems, yum didn't pick up the new packages
unless I did a "yum clean all" first.

"Yum upgrade" or "yum update"? What's the take on that one here on the list?


Both seem to work. Superficially I don't see anything fishy doing either. Is
it one of those zen-things the linux-community seems to be so much into? ;-)
-- 
/Sorin
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