[Yum-devel] [PATCH 4/4] Changed behavior of group update to only update packages already installed.
james at fedoraproject.org
Thu Jun 9 13:28:32 UTC 2011
On Wed, 2011-06-08 at 15:23 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 2011-06-08 at 15:01 -0400, Nick Jacek wrote:
> > ---
> > cli.py | 4 ++--
> > docs/yum.8 | 8 ++++----
> > yum/__init__.py | 21 ++++++++++++++-------
> > 3 files changed, 20 insertions(+), 13 deletions(-)
> Hi Nick,
> welcome and thanks for the patches.
> I'm not in love with this change, though.
Obviously this was my idea, so I take the blame :)
> I know some folks use groupupdate to update the group - which means
> install any pkg which is not currently installed and update the rest:
> as a major example of it's use.
This still does the same thing, although we'd want to change the above
docs. longer term.
> Also making:
> yum group update != yum groupupdate
> is going to be a nightmare to document and explain.
Well the patch just doesn't document the old behaviour of
"groupupddate" and just documents what "group update" does.
> since there is likely to be a good-sized change to how groups work in
> general in the future - as the objects change - postpone the behavior
> changes until then and make the split out of the groups subcommand
> maintain the same naming/behavior.
Yeh, we can leave it ... I'd just wanted a decent way to "update @core"
without having to reinstall sendmail etc.
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