[Yum] Yum cron defaults

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Mon Jan 5 04:17:06 UTC 2004


On Sun, 2004-01-04 at 23:17, Josko Plazonic wrote:
> In yum.cron yum is invoked with -e 0 -d 0.  Am I the only one to find 
> that rather terse (no output whatsoever for updates)? Wouldn't it be 
> better to use something like -e 0 -d 1 so that cron notifies root of 
> updates?
> 

you can modify it - yum.cron is tagged as a config file.

but keep in mind if you're running yum on > 5 machines - you really
don't want ANY output unless it's an error.

I'm running yum on 240 machines in my department. if I got a mail from
each on success. Argh.

-sv





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