[Yum-devel] snapshots for rollbacks

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Sat Jan 19 18:09:01 UTC 2008

On Sat, 2008-01-19 at 13:06 -0500, Charlie Brady wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Jan 2008, seth vidal wrote:
> > I dunno if any of y'all remember but I mentioned someone writing a yum
> > plugin that did a complete system snapshot using lvm before performing a
> > transaction:
> >
> > http://www.nexenta.org/os/TransactionalZFSUpgrades
> Does the yum plugin live elsewhere? I can only see an apt over debian 
> (over opensolaris) solution there.

I never received the yum plugin. I was told about it from a user inside
a very large corporation. The principle of it is fairly simple. Simply
have the plugin in the pretransaction state perform a lvm snapshot and
save it.


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