Classifying Packages By Priority

James Antill james.antill at
Wed Sep 5 04:38:13 UTC 2007

On Tue, 2007-09-04 at 21:38 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 04, 2007 at 06:22:35PM -0600, Richi Plana wrote:
> > Is there work or a proposal on incorporating Priority (TRIVIAL,
> > packages? Then it would be a simple thing to do "yum update
> > --priority=SECURITY|BUGFIX". The "Priority" here would of course mean
> > the incremental difference between it and some prior package version.
>   sudo yum install yum-security

 Note that while the above contains all the code, for updating based on
bugzilla numbers, advisories, CVE numbers or security designation. The
information is currently not generated past FC-6[1], AFAICS.
 For more details see:

[1] And then only for core.

James Antill <james.antill at>
Red Hat
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