Jigdo instructions, please

Arthur Pemberton pemboa at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 01:55:54 UTC 2008

On Feb 19, 2008 6:28 PM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at eircom.net> wrote:
> Arthur Pemberton wrote:
> >> This is my philosphy:
> >> Jigdo is an alternative to running "yum update".
> >> The latter takes 1 brain cell, and 2 hours of my computer's time.
> >> Using jigdo has taken 100,000 of my brain cells so far,
> >> and will probably take 15 minutes to run when I get it running.
> >> Present rate of exchange: 1 brain cell = 1 hour computer time.
> > First of all, jigdo has almost nothing to do with yum, and nothing to
> > do with yum update. Jigdo just makes use of the same resources (repos)
> > that yum does.
> I didn't say there was a "connection".
> As I understand it, they are alternative methods of getting an up-to-date
> version of a Fedora distribution;
> you can either get the official distribution and update it with "yum update"
> or you can get a respin with jigdo.

That's a really weird way to look at it. By time you  jigdo, burn and
install, you still need to do a yum update after wards.

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