[Yum] feature missing from yum :)

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Apr 6 13:23:31 UTC 2004


On Tue, 2004-04-06 at 09:10, Chris Geddings wrote:
> https://lists.dulug.duke.edu/pipermail/yum/2003-April/000887.html
> 
> 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.

That post is kinda outdated.

if you're doing multiple installs and one of the packages is already
installed you can add a -t to the command line or tolerant=1 to
/etc/yum.conf under [main] and it will tolerate the error on the command
line and continue on.

-sv





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