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Re: [SLUG] rhn's /var/spool/up2date/* : is it needed ?
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] rhn's /var/spool/up2date/* : is it needed ?
- From: Chris Deigan <chris@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 29 May 2004 20:12:22 +1000
- User-agent: Mutt/22.214.171.124+cvs20040105i
>up2date is dead. long live yum.
>If you have RH73 then you should be getting your updates from
>www.fedoralegacy.org via yum, and not from RedHat any more, at
>which point everything in /var/spool/up2date can be removed,
>as it will begin to accumulate in /var/cache/yum instead.
The newer versions of up2date have support for yum and apt repositories.
up2date is not totally dead. (Even if it sort of does suck).