Worst experience with Up2Date ever.
alan at redhat.com
Wed Sep 29 16:03:05 UTC 2004
On Wed, Sep 22, 2004 at 10:28:35PM +1000, Rodd Clarkson wrote:
> I'm having real problems with up2date since upgrading from FC2 to FC3t2.
Don't bother with up2date. Its unfortunate it wasnt dropped for FC2 if not
earlier. Use yum.
> installing. Worse, up2date would show that packages needed to be
> installed, but couldn't find them when asked to update them, or would
> show nothing needing to be updated when there were over 175 packages
> needing updating.
Some of this is out of sync mirrors I suspect. It isn't clear in the case
of mirrors the right way to handle this - yum can be given multiple mirrors
and will do retries up2date seems to just explode.
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