[CentOS] forcing Y on yum upgrades

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Tue Oct 9 14:37:04 UTC 2007

On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 03:34:28PM +0100, Steve Searle wrote:
> > I'd like to be able to do a "yum upgrade" without having to hit Y each time.
> > While "yum install -y [program]}" seems to work, "yum -y upgrade" doesn't
> > seem to.  Is there a way to easily do this?
> "yum -y update" works for me, although "man yum" shows there is a small
> difference between update and upgrade.

Although processing obsoletes is now the default for yum update too, so the
difference is only sigificant if you've intentionally turned that off.

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