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Re: When exactly does yum do it's job?



On 4/13/05, Paul Howarth <paul city-fan org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 13:17 -0500, Aleksandar Milivojevic wrote:
> > Paul Howarth wrote:
> >
> > > So the answer to your original question is "roughly sometime between 4am
> > > and about 6:15am".
> >
> > Also, the cron job calls yum with "-e 0" option.  That means if there
> > were any errors and your system is not updated, you are not going to be
> > told anything about it...  Removing "-e 0", and changing "-d 0" to "-d
> > 1" might be good idea.  "-d 1" will produce output only if yum was
> > acutally doing something, so if any packages were actually upgraded,
> > root (or whoever root is aliased to) will get some kind of report in the
> > mailbox.
> 
> You'd get a report about packages installed/updated/removed using yum
> from logwatch if it wasn't for:
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=140429
> 

If you make the changes mentioned in the bugzilla, it does work. It's
been working fine for me for a long time now.

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