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Re: RedHat 9 offline update



On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 02:45:17PM -0500, Milen Dimitrov wrote:
> 
> Downloading and applying.
> 
> 1. Downloading :
> Where I can download the most recent RedHat updates?
> What is the RedHat updates file format? RPMs or other?
> If it is not RPM , how do I apply updates?
> 
> 2. Applying: Is the order of applying updates important?
> If yes, How do I know which ones to apply first?
> In case updates are in the form of RPM packages, can I just do:
> rpm -Uvh *.rpm

With a big-batch-o-updates, you'll probably be better off
with an rpm -Fvh *.rpm. That will only update packages that
are already installed, and rpm itself should be able to
calculate internally how to sequence them if necessary.

--Bob




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