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Re: yum updating itself first?



On Dec 7, 2007 8:17 PM, Hans de Goede <j w r degoede hhs nl> wrote:
> Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > On Dec 7, 2007 10:07 AM, Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> wrote:
> >> We've probably talked about this before but.. how hard would it be to
> >> change yum to update itself (and its deps) before attempting the rest of
> >> the transaction, for simple updates?
> >>
> >> There've been a lot of bugs lately where "update yum before updating
> >> everything else" was the solution. Seems like that would be the Right
> >> Thing To Do in general.
> >
> > If you are going to go down this road... do you want to go further and
> > have yum look for a yum update no matter what the specified
> > install/update transaction is?
> >
>
> No in that case I want it to do as I've told it. But when I tell it to update
> everything first updating itself and then exec-ing its new self to continue
> with the rest of the updates isn't a bad idea IMHO, but then the GUI tools need
> to be thought to do the same.
+1


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