[Yum] progress bars

seth vidal skvidal at linux.duke.edu
Tue Jul 4 02:12:16 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-07-03 at 16:39 -0400, D. Hugh Redelmeier wrote:
> Yum produces a *lot* of output.  Most of it is not worthwhile.  For
> example, my FC4 update, reflecting changes over the period June 18 to
> July 2, generated 6.5M of transcript!
> Furthermore, the transcript is littered with ^M (CR) characters.
> (These seem to mean, essentially, discard anything to the left on this
> line.)  This is not a UNIX convention.  CR is not guaranteed to do
> anything on a UNIX standard out.  Visual programs may use curses (or
> raw termcap/terminfo) to find out what to use to get this effect.  In
> my environment the answer would be: nothing (this terminal's
> termcap/terminfo entries give no such capability).
> Is there a way to turn off this progress indication?  The manpage does
> not list one.

yum -d 1

read about debuglevel in the man page


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