[Yum] Yum Repository Notes: Version 1.0 Released
charlescurley at charlescurley.com
Thu Dec 18 23:18:12 UTC 2003
I am releasing Version 1.0 of my Yum Repository Notes under the
GDFL. You may get it at the usual place,
The notes cover two subjects in detail.
The abstract is as follows:
"With Red Hat Linux being replaced by Fedora Linux, the
administrator's motto will have to be (to paraphrase W.C. Fields)
"update early and update often". Also, Red Hat's Anaconda installer
installs unwanted packages. The first section of this HOWTO deals
with the question: How to install and update with a minimal amount
of effort and avoid the unwanted packages?
"The second part shows how to use a yum repository to upgrade from
one version to another."
I would appreciate any constructive criticism.
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