[CentOS-devel] yum update behavior plugin

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Thu Aug 17 11:24:11 UTC 2006

On Sun, Aug 13, 2006 at 09:30:31AM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> You could also put a shell or python wrapper around yum for this thing
> if you wanted to:

That's what we do at BU.

> parse the arguments on the cli and see if it is just running 'update'
> for all packages w/o looking for any other specific thing. If so then
> first run a yum update yum. If that completes successfully then run the
> rest of the update.
> that might be easiest, actually.

It's also safer -- does the plugin handle the case where something yum
depends on is being updated (or added) too?

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
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