[Yum] feature missing from yum :)

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Apr 6 13:21:30 UTC 2004

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?

no. I've always thought that was a backward concept of 'update'. If a
package is not installed then you can't update it. An update is when you
apply a newer package over an older one.

The first time I ran rpm -Uvh *.rpm and it installed ALL of them instead
of just updating the ones I had installed I was appalled and surprised.


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