[Yum] yum: errors and `unsolicited' updates.
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Mar 21 17:38:30 UTC 2003
On Fri, 2003-03-21 at 11:23, R P Herrold wrote:
> On Fri, 21 Mar 2003, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > Anyway, when I installed yum, I didn't imagine it would automatically update
> > the system over night. Wouldn't it we safer to have a "check-update" operation
> > instead of an "update", and leave it to the user to change it?
> This crossed the freshrpms list ... I had discussed this with
> seth a few evenings ago as well.
> I suggested that a more 'correct' default install should have
> the following attributes:
> -- disable kernel* and perhaps glibc-* by default
Not sure that qualifies as "least surprise"
> -- install with the cronned yum process off, requiring the
> administrator to chkconfig it on in a given runlevel
I agree here.
> -- pull, but not apply automatically non-signed packages or
> packages without a known signature already on file.
You can fill up disks with this - a notification seems reasonable as
something to do, though.
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