[Yum-devel] update nags in yum

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jan 2 13:57:36 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-01-02 at 08:55 -0500, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 01, 2008 at 11:47:53AM -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> > I had a silly thought as the year ticked over last night. - Would it
> > make sense for us to put in an update nag for yum in yum with a hard
> > date in it. So, for example, if 3.2.12 is released in march 2008, we
> > have a check in the startup of the code that says 'if the date is >
> > march 2011, print out a nag warning to stderr that this version of yum
> > is quite old and maybe you should look for a newer one or ask your
> > distribution vendor for an update'. It'd be easy to disable, of course,
> > but it might be worth while just to catch people like those we know are
> > still running rhl9 or fc1.
> > So, silly thought?
> Sounds like a plug-in to me. :)

no, it can't be a plugin, that just screws it. B/c then we'd have to
ship the plugin by default and that would mean doom and pain.


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