[Yum-devel] update rpms that are not installed

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Mon Jan 31 18:13:00 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-01-31 at 09:56 -0800, esammons-lists at hush.com wrote:
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> I'm hacking up a custom distro and I need a better way (preferably
> with yum) to update a "pool" of RPM files to be used as the install
> base.
> I can check deps on the pool with yum-arch -nd <rpm-dir> but cannot
> seem tofigure a way to utilize yum to be sure all rpms are updated.
> I thought about populating a temp rpm database and yum-ing it but
> that doesnt work when I have two of the same %name with different
> %arch...

I'm not sure I understand - you want yum to spit out the list the newest
packages from a repo?

Try yum --installroot=/some/place/with/nothing/in/it list available

with only your base repository in the config?

then it will list out all the available pkgs which should just be the
newest ones.


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