[Yum] yum-cron not enabled after install

Brian Mathis brian.mathis+yum at betteradmin.com
Sat Mar 26 18:51:44 UTC 2016


Seems pretty dangerous to have automatic package updates enabled out of the
box.  I really don't think that's the behavior that most people would want
or expect.

~ Brian Mathis
@orev


On Fri, Mar 25, 2016 at 3:21 PM, Derek Olds <olds at google.com> wrote:

> Hello yum-cron contributors,
>
> I am not sure if this is the right location to post this. Should I instead
> file a bug with redhat?
>
> The default install for yum-cron.noarch 0:3.4.3-132.el7 does not enable
> automatic updates. The file, /etc/yum/yum-cron.conf, has no for the
> following values. it seems like that should be yes for daily updates to
> happen.
>
> update_messages = no
> download_updates = no
> apply_updates = no
>
> Is this intentional? I am working on fixes in our anaconda scripts, but
> thought I would reach out anyway in case it is not.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Derek
>
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