yum update so slow

James Antill james.antill at redhat.com
Tue Sep 25 13:29:42 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-09-24 at 11:45 +0200, Jochen Schlick wrote:
> Hi, I have a laptop where rawhide is installed since the days
> of Fedora Core 1. It has only 256MB ram so updating using yum
> was always like a lame duck but nowadays it's really a crap.

 This might not help, but if you'd like to try something I've attached
some python code which calls yum and "iterativlely updates". This might
make it be small enough that it isn't living in swap, or at least not as
 Let me know how it goes.

James Antill <james.antill at redhat.com>
Red Hat
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