[Yum] yum 2.1.13 released
lon at athenet.net
Wed Jan 26 21:25:04 UTC 2005
On Tue, 25 Jan 2005, seth vidal wrote:
> Hi Everyone,
> I've released yum 2.1.13. This fixes a lot of bugs and speeds a number
> of operations up. In addition, if there is nothing horribly, horribly,
> obviously, stupidly broken, then this will become 2.2.0 at some point in
> the future and we'll start working on new and worrisome stuff in -
> HEAD. :)
Does old yum.conf have to be uninstalled and what is the procedure for
a n00b using FC2?
> rpm: (built on fc3)
> For this release special thanks to the following folks for patches,
> opinions, etc:
> Gijs Hollestelle
> Paul Howarth
> Jeremy Katz
> Paul Nasrat
> Terje Rosten
> Menno Smits
> Ryan Tomayko
> Changes Summary:
> - added kernel-devel to 'installonlypkgs' by default - redefine it in
> your yum.conf if you'd prefer it not be there :)
> - Included a number of patches from Gijs and Terje to clean up and
> improve the output from yum pre and post transaction. It looks a lot
> - Added in Gijs patch that displays total amount of data to be
> - enabled regets for rpm downloading
> - cleaned up and enabled all the proxy handling on a per-repository
> - Added in Menno's GPG automatic key import routines - see 'gpgkey'
> in the yum.conf manpage for more information.
> - made sure mirrorlists are not downloaded for disabled repositories
> - added repository to transaction confirmation listing.
> - packages Providing: 'kernel' or 'kernel-modules' will always be
> installed, not updated
> - fix for bug #386
> - fix for bug #382
> - implemented all the transactioninfo stuff - should make obsoletes
> print out better now and in general make whole portions of code suck
> - allow group commands to use group ids not just group names - so now
> you can do: 'yum grouplist base-x' instead of:
> 'yum grouplist "X Window System"'. You can, of course, mix them up,
> - use hdr index to grab headers from the rpmdb - much much much faster.
> - 'python /path/to/site-packages/yum/config.py /some/yum.conf' will now
> do a readable output of your config settings and all repos
> - lots of man page fixes from Menno.
> There are a number of other misc changes - but these are the
> big/interesting things. See the changelog for all the details.
> So check this out, see if it breaks. Let me know what goes 'boom'.
> Thanks to all the folks who sent patches and spent some time arguing
> with me over the right way to do things. This release is cool b/c of all
> the patches I've gotten and good and reasonable discussion on yum-devel
> list about how to do things better.
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