[CentOS-devel] yum update behavior plugin
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Sun Aug 13 10:51:24 UTC 2006
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 itself.
> 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.
Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq
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