yum updating itself first?

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at hhs.nl
Fri Dec 7 19:17:07 UTC 2007

Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Dec 7, 2007 10:07 AM, Will Woods <wwoods at redhat.com> wrote:
>> We've probably talked about this before but.. how hard would it be to
>> change yum to update itself (and its deps) before attempting the rest of
>> the transaction, for simple updates?
>> There've been a lot of bugs lately where "update yum before updating
>> everything else" was the solution. Seems like that would be the Right
>> Thing To Do in general.
> If you are going to go down this road... do you want to go further and
> have yum look for a yum update no matter what the specified
> install/update transaction is?

No in that case I want it to do as I've told it. But when I tell it to update 
everything first updating itself and then exec-ing its new self to continue 
with the rest of the updates isn't a bad idea IMHO, but then the GUI tools need 
to be thought to do the same.



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