[Yum] Documentation Questions and Updates

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Dec 16 14:33:22 UTC 2009



On Wed, 16 Dec 2009, Gerhardus Geldenhuis wrote:

> On Wed, Dec 16, 2009 at 1:38 PM, Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
>>
>>
>> On Wed, 16 Dec 2009, Gerhardus Geldenhuis wrote:
>>
>>> The centos man pages on yum and associated packages still contains old
>>> links to  http://linux.duke.edu/yum/ which goes to page not found.
>>> Thus this need to be re-pointed to http://yum.baseurl.org ? I have not
>>> yet checked the source code for the man pages because
>>> git clone git://yum.baseurl.org/yum-docs.git times out for me.
>>
>> I can't do anything about what centos ships in their pkgs.
>
> True, I should have been a bit more clear. As I understand CentOS will
> get packages from Redhat which will get packages from Fedora which
> will get packages from the creators. If the creator source package is
> correct then the changes just needs to filter through. Reason being
> why I wanted to check the source man pages.
>

the centos yum pkg is from centos5 which is from rhel5 which is from an 
older yum. It's likely that pkgs' docs didn't get changed after the move.

-sv


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