[Yum] Re: update or upgrade?

Jeff Sheltren sheltren at cs.ucsb.edu
Fri Jan 23 15:34:16 UTC 2004

On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 05:50, seth vidal wrote:
> On Fri, 2004-01-23 at 04:54, Tony Mountifield wrote:
> > 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?
> -sv

I think that having the obsoletes flag (or option in the config file)
makes much more sense.


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