[CentOS] Re: Update of CentOS 4.0 to 4.3

Wed Apr 12 23:08:35 UTC 2006
Scott Silva <ssilva at sgvwater.com>

Les Mikesell spake the following on 4/12/2006 9:27 AM:
> On Wed, 2006-04-12 at 08:40, Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> That said, IF one has inconsistent internet connectivity, they should
>> definitely do large updates in chunks ... as a yum (and rpm) can cause
>> duplicate packages if it is interrupted after the install stage and
>> before the cleanup stage.
> With Centos 3.x I normally do a 'yum --download-only update'
> to pull a local copy first but the current version of
> yum doesn't have that option.  Do you really have to
> rsync the whole repository now to be sure you can get
> a couple of updates in a transaction?
AFAIK - I don't think the current yum will continue if it doesn't complete the
download of packages.


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