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Re: yum vs. up2date




On Tue, 26 Oct 2004, linux r wrote:

> Thanks for asking.  I am not near a Fedora machine at the moment.  To
> answer your question, the answer is, 'no, it does not answer my
> questions'.   That is, I have also looked at the man page, but it does
> not do what the man page says it should do.
> 
> yum update packagename  
> 
> will try to update my   _entire_system_   regardless of packages. 
> Weird.   By the way this is with packages known to be installed. 
> Maybe is has to do with some particular package that is interfering
> with yum, who knows.  I am trying to 'force' it to upgrade a single
> package, not the whole system - which is of course time consuming,
> unnecessary, and a hassle as well.

by 'force' if you mean ignore 'package depencencies' aka. 'rpm
--force' - yum won't do that.

>  I will run it when I get home and post it if I can reproduce the
> error.

Yes, please do.

Satish


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