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RE: Simple way to update kickstart RPM files?



Actually there is a 'repo' Kickstart keyword that can pull in the updates automatically, no need for running 'yum -y update'.

repo --name=<repository name> --baseurl=http://10.10.10.10/5.5/updates/x86_64/RPMS/

This essentially merges the install media RPM's with the updates.

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From: kickstart-list-bounces redhat com [mailto:kickstart-list-bounces redhat com] On Behalf Of Jim Wildman
Sent: Friday, October 01, 2010 7:36 AM
To: Discussion list about Kickstart
Subject: Re: Simple way to update kickstart RPM files?

On Thu, 30 Sep 2010, whitivery wrote:

> I would like to merge the updates back to the kickstart server.

Use mrepo or lftp (or favorite mirror tool) to mirror the centos
updates tree onto your build server.  Add the update repo to the server
you build as part of kickstart.  Run yum -y update in %post...

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