What is the relation between yum and up2date?

Timothy Murphy tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Sun Nov 16 00:17:40 UTC 2003

On Saturday 15 November 2003 23:39, Mike Burger wrote:

> Up2date makes use of yum to download and install the updates.

So why doesn't everyone use up2date?
Is there anything yum can do that up2date cannot?

I notice incidentally that "man up2date" does not mention
the file /etc/sysconfig/rhn/sources ,
although as far as I can see that is where it finds the sites to look at.
Or perhaps it doesn't?

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