[Yum] files like parameter to YUM

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Wed May 23 14:53:55 UTC 2012


On Wed, May 23, 2012 at 8:26 AM, James Antill <james-yum at and.org> wrote:
> Isaac Cortés <isaac18490 at gmail.com> writes:
>
>> I did a tex file with all my packages installed, but I'll format all HD of
>> my PC; but I want all my software again so ca I use this file like an input
>> to 'yum install <file>'?
>
>  There's yum-debug-dump and yum-debug-restore. You may also want to
> look at yum history.

Is that a reasonable (or the best) way to reproduce the running
package set on a different machine?    Could you use it to do
'reproducible updates" to match a tested set even if newer packages
had been introduced to the repositories?

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   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com


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