[Yum] script run idea

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Thu May 29 14:25:50 UTC 2003

> Could this be used as a method to do a sort of 'system check'? Hmmm, almost
> like the package selection in a kickstart config, but with removes, etc.  It
> would need to accept the fact that some (most) packages may already exist,
> some that are tagged for removal may not be on the system...  A sort of
> 'template' for the system.  It could be helpful for those of use whose
> systems evolve a fair bit over the course of the roll-out.
> yum -c http://path/to/yum.conf -t http://path/to/yum.systemplate <action>
> You'd need a whizzy action name that says "make me like this template file
> says"

I don't want to add an option that points to the template
b/c that would defeat the purpose of the "whizzy action name"

it would need to be more like
yum -c conffile templatematch url://path/to/template


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