[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.


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