[Yum] Re: update or upgrade?

Tony Mountifield tony at softins.clara.co.uk
Fri Jan 23 09:49:32 UTC 2004

In article <1074841169.19585.27.camel at binkley>,
seth vidal <yum at lists.dulug.duke.edu> wrote:
> update = get new versions of what is installed and any new dependencies
> you need
> upgrade = get new versions of what is installed -but look to see what
> packages obsolete what you have installed and get them.

So why is "upgrade" deprecated in the man page, and threatened with
future removal? It seems like pretty important functionality to me,
when used correctly. I successfully used it to upgrade a RH9 box to FC1.

Tony Mountifield
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