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Re: pup: boon or curse? quicker updates or slower updates?



On Fri, 2007-03-09 at 08:59 +0100, Thorsten Leemhuis wrote:
> On 09.03.2007 08:27, Debarshi 'Rishi' Ray wrote:
> >> On most machines, I just removed pup and yum-updatesd. Go figure.
> > +1.
> > I do not use pup, and switched off yum-updatesd.
> 
> So do/did I -- one reason was the slow start up of yum-updatesd 
> (#220614), that slowed down the boot-process on my laptop quite a lot.
And so did I. Primary reason was yum-updatesd not working reliably
(lockups, (lack of) mirror synchronicity/stability, package updates
killing services in use, broken repos)  

> > [...] and the fact that it locks up yum is an added problem.

> Just for completeness: I'd use yum-updatesd if both problems 
> mentioned above would get fixed.
I'd not. IMO, yum and Fedora's packaging are not in a shape to allow
unattended package updates.

Ralf



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