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Re: Figuring things out...



Thanks Satish,

You've answered my questions!


james

>
>
> On Sat, 22 May 2004, James Marcinek wrote:
>
>> I wasn't sure if yum was able to upgrade to FC2 (but I was hoping)? Does
>> the yum upgrade command accomplish this?
>
> FC1 -> FC2 is a major change. Using yum to do the update is not
> recommended. However check out the instructions (for upgrading with
> yum and other useful info) form the following link.
>
> http://fedoranews.org/colin/fnu/issue12.shtml
>>
>> I was hoping to use yum for this and builds and upgrades though. If it
>> comes down to doing another system install/upgrade like any other (ie
>> redhat 8 to redhat 9) then it will still serve the purpose. However,
>> will
>> the updates (ie core 1 updates) still contain the latest rpm fixes or
>> will
>> I have to upgrade every release to get them?
>>
>> My ultimate goal is to accomplish the following:
>>
>> Keep a build repository ( for network installs & upgrades)
>> Keep update repository for patches
>>
>> I want to use the yum in a similar fashion as up2date. Since I am not
>> only
>> new to yum but the Fedora community I was not sure if Core updates were
>> kept updated with fixes even after a new core was released...
>
>
> I'll just take FC1->FC2 upgrade stuff off this discussion its a
> separate topic. Each release has an End of Life (check
> http://fedora.redhat.com and http://fedoralegacy.org)
>
> Just like RH8/RHL9 had updates - FC1 has updates - and FC2 has
> updates.  Check the default yum.conf for listings for the install
> repositories & update repositories.
>
> Looks like you plan to have both FC1 installed machines and FC2
> installed machines on your network. You could maintain local
> repositories for both releases (including the updates).
>
> However you should configure the yum.conf on FC1 to point to FC1
> release & updates repos (not FC2 repo)
>
> Satish
>
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