[Yum] feature missing from yum :)

Chris Geddings chris at geddings.org
Tue Apr 6 13:10:26 UTC 2004


Start there.

Not sure where the state of the conversation is now, but, IIRC, the idea
is that an update should only update, not install, and that the
functionality of installation should be handled through some kind of
batching operation, though I'm not sure where the status of that is.


On Tue, 2004-04-06 at 08:49, Nielsen, Steve wrote:
> Will there be the "-U" rpm equivalent feature in yum ? This is where you issue an "update" but if its not install yum will install it instead of updating. Perhaps this could be implemented as a different keyword?
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