[Yum-devel] yum shell and exit codes and plugins

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Fri Jul 29 16:36:01 UTC 2011


On Fri, 2011-07-29 at 11:17 -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> >>>>> "MM" == Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org> writes:
> 
> MM> Can you send me what you're patching it to be?
> 
> I haven't patched it into F15 yet (still preparing the rollout) but this
> is what I used in the F13 version:
> 
> --- 0yum.cron.quiet     2010-02-10 13:42:47.000000000 -0600
> +++ 0yum.cron   2010-05-21 15:54:50.303916370 -0500
> @@ -115,7 +115,7 @@
>      /usr/bin/yum $YUM_PARAMETER -R $RANDOMWAIT -e ${ERROR_LEVEL:-0} -d ${DEBUG_LEVEL:-0} -y update yum
>      /usr/bin/yum $YUM_PARAMETER -e ${ERROR_LEVEL:-0} -d ${DEBUG_LEVEL:-0} -y shell $DAILYSCRIPT
>    fi
> -} >> $YUMTMP 2>&1
> +} | grep -v 'already installed' >> $YUMTMP 2>&1
>  
>  if [ ! -z "$MAILTO" ] && [ -x /bin/mail ]; then 
>  # if MAILTO is set, use mail command (ie better than standard mail with cron output) 
> 
> 
> Honestly, though, this is probably more a bug in yum; there should
> probably be a way to disable that message.
> 
> MM> Do you mean the ability to customize the yum-daily script in
> MM> general, or the groupupdate functionality specifically?
> 
> I'm just lazy and trying to avoid changing anything.  But....
> 
> MM> Offhand, I'm thinking there could be a "yum-cron groupupdate" action
> MM> which would read a list of groups from
> MM> /etc/yum/yum-cron/groupupdate.
> 
> I could live with that, too.  And I'll admit to not having experimented
> with the difference between groupinstall and groupupdate.  Currently I
> actually groupinstall the groups.  (I want them installed after the
> system boots for the first time, and I want any new packages added to
> any of the groups to be installed at the next yum-cron run).
> 

there is no difference between groupinstall and groupupdate

-sv




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