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Re: yum-updatesd in F8?



On Fri, 2007-10-12 at 16:12 -0500, Alec T. Habig wrote:
> Ville Skytt? writes:
> > Alec T. Habig wrote:
> > > Ville Skytt? writes:
> > > > Can yum-cron do download+notify only?  That's the mode I'd prefer for
> > > > most setups.
> > >
> > > Yes.  In /etc/sysconfig/yum-cron, set
> > >
> > >   CHECK_ONLY=yes
> > 
> > That seems to result in it running "yum check-update" which AFAIK does
> > not actually download the _packages_.
> 
> Oops.  And yum seems to have lost it's "--download-only" option, which
> is what we could use here.
> 
> We could bring in yum-utils to use yumdownloader to drop them into the
> spool directory, but that's starting to get complicated and fragile.
> Hmm.
> 

download-only hasn't been in yum except for an accidental inclusion in
the 2.2.X series. You mean "install the download-only plugin" which is
in yum-utils now and works just fine.

-sv



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