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Re: yum upgrade *deprecated* [was: Moving to XOrg]




On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Satish Balay wrote:

> 
> 
> On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Chris Adams wrote:
> 
> > Once upon a time, Satish Balay <balay fastmail fm> said:
> > > On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Chris Adams wrote:
> > > > The "upgrade" option is also marked "*deprecated*" in the yum man page
> > > > (so I don't use it).
> > > 
> > > However the functionality is very useful (esp with rawhide) - and is
> > > not depreciated. The option is depreicated in favor of a different way
> > > of specifying it - perhaps 'yum --obsoletes=1 update'
> > 
> > That is not what the yum documentation says.  It specifically says
> > upgrade is deprecated; no alternative is given.
> 
> Yeah - I don't like the documentation of this. There was some
> discussion on this (reasons for not liking upgrade/replacements) in
> yum mailing list.

Info on this topic is at:

https://lists.dulug.duke.edu/pipermail/yum/2004-January/003518.html

Satish



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