[CentOS-devel] yum-cron

James Antill

james at fedoraproject.org
Fri Apr 17 13:58:35 UTC 2009

On Fri, 2009-04-17 at 14:19 +0100, Karanbir Singh wrote:

> The reason why we carried it in 5.0 etc was since yum-updatesd didnt 
> really do much. If there is anyway to make yum-updatesd run its updates 
> at a specific time, that would completely remove the need / role for 
> yum-cron. Which might be the best result allaround anyway.

 You can run newer yum-updatesd's with:

yum-updatesd --oneshot

...from cron. etc. Making it compatible with yum-cron isn't easy though
(mainly due to configuration differences).

James Antill - james at fedoraproject.org
"I'd just like to see a realistic approach to updates via
 packages." -- Les Mikesell

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