[Yum] Update strategy, header extraction
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Jan 14 19:27:30 UTC 2004
> The current strategy is as I see it: base, then update.
> Can this be made a more complex tree? The reason for this is as follows:
> The briQ is a PPC Open Firmware general industrial computer, which uses
> basically the same kernel as Apples machines, but sometimes the kernel
> misbehaves because the briQ has neither keyboard nor monitor. And
> sometimes this is not adequately tested for by the kernel folks.
> What I need is YUM to say: check YDL-base, then YDL-update and then
> Total Impact -update.
make multiple repositories in a yum.conf and have them all in order.
I think that's what you're describing.
> Secondary - how do I build the YUM tree? More specifically - how do you
> extract the headers. Yes - I noticed they are binary and not text so it
> may be clipped from the rpm.
yum-arch is all there is to it - it's very simple.
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