[Yum-devel] Should yum-cron upgrade rpm and glibc before other packages?

James Antill james at fedoraproject.org
Fri Jul 29 16:45:36 UTC 2011

On Thu, 2011-07-28 at 21:03 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> In the past, I've been bitten by problems where a big update may contain
> both RPM and glibc. I'm sure there's other exciting adventures waiting to be
> found along these lines.
> Should yum-cron include magic to update yum, rpm, python, glic, etc., with
> special priority?
> (Related to https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=640918)

 Right, we have it on the TODO list to fix that soon and the Future page
points to both my plugin attempt and Tim's attempt ... although neither
are ready:


 ...I think it'd be great to call whatever solution we go with from
yum-cron ... but apart from that I don't think yum-cron should do
anything special.

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