[CentOS] Kickstart with all the latest updates?

mouss mlist.only at free.fr
Mon Mar 5 23:27:05 UTC 2007

Alfred von Campe wrote:
> On Feb 28, 2007, at 10:14, Jim Perrin wrote:
>> Without re-rolling the install tree, there isn't much way to
>> accomplish building the updates into the installer.
> I guess this confirms that I am not overlooking something obvious, and 
> that what I am trying to do is "hard".

I have a script to do so, except for finding out which rpms are to be 
updated. would the following approach be ok?

- install a system manually, do whatever yum update/remove/install
- do rpm -qa to get the list of installed rpms
- if they are on the CD, copy them
- otherwise, download them

> I'll stick with my current method of doing a "yum -y update" in the 
> kickstart %post, and I may investigate the suggestion of using VMware 
> snapshots (although that doesn't quite accomplish what I am trying to 
> do).

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