[Centos] Question about YUM
mattboston at gmail.com
Fri Dec 3 15:47:20 UTC 2004
If you install a package via Yum and there are dependencies, it will
find those dependencies and install them for you as well. Makes it a
little easier than downloading an rpm, trying to install, rpm telling
you you need something else, downloading that, then trying again (ie.
Also, if you maintain your own "internal" mirror, our company does
this for RHEL, you can setup your own custom Yum channel for internal
packages. We've done this to make it easier to update all our custom
packages for our nodes.
On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 11:24:54 -0400, Joe Polk <listuser at javelinux.com> wrote:
> Okay, just checking. I just wanted to be sure it would pick up a manually
> installed rpm. I like rpm and I have had very little issue with it before but
> as was stated, YUM would at least handle dep issues.
> ---------- Original Message -----------
> From: Rocky McGaugh <rocky-lists at mcgaugh.org>
> To: centos at caosity.org
> Sent: Fri, 03 Dec 2004 09:14:26 -0600
> Subject: Re: [Centos] Question about YUM
> > > Yes. But it's better to use yum all the time. It's more safe, easier
> > > and without any dependancies problems ;)
> > Yum uses RPM for most of its handy-work. In the end, it doesnt
> > matter if you install an rpm by hand or with the yum tool. Yum just
> > makes things quicker and easier.
> > People usually dont get into real "dep hell" with RPM unless they
> > "use the --force, Luke."
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