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Re: Essential updates?



On Mon, 2004-12-20 at 17:17 -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 20, 2004 at 11:12:37PM +0100, August wrote:
> > After having installed Fedora Core 3 the exclamation mark shows that
> > there are a number of updates available. Is there a way to find out
> > which of these updates are essential (security/core functionality)? I'm
> > new to Linux and Fedora so I know nothing about most of the included
> > packages.
> 
> It's tricky. You can browse the Fedora Announce archives at
> <http://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-announce-list/> to get some idea.
> 
> 
> 
> -- 
> Matthew Miller           mattdm mattdm org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
> Boston University Linux      ------>                <http://linux.bu.edu/>
> 

Didn't find much info in fedora-announce-list, but thanks anyway. I know
that e.g. Windows Update separates essential security updates from other
updates. A similar feature in yum or Up2date would be extremely useful.

-- 
August


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