[Yum] Re: update or upgrade?

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Jan 23 13:50:06 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 04:54, Tony Mountifield wrote:
> 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.

My plan is to add in an option to let it say --obsoletes.

so you can run: yum --obsoletes=[0|1] update

and we get rid of the confusion about update and upgrade. :)

does that make sense to you?

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