How do I enable nightly yum?
debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Mon May 23 13:23:27 UTC 2005
Timothy Murphy wrote:
> John Summerfied wrote:
>>Downloading automatically: good time saver.
>>Updating automatically: invitation to Ill Fortune.
> In my experience the only thing likely to cause serious problems
> are new kernels, so I exclude=kernel* for automatic updates.
There are several packages that can cause global problems. They include
grub (maybe won't boot)
bind (in some cases)
dhcp client (can prevent network starting)
> But surely other problems are going to show up at some point,
> whether you do it automatically or not?
> You cannot tell beforehand if installation of a package
> is going to cause difficulties.
> Or at least I can't.
If I've updated, say glibc, and then problems arise then there is some
prospect I'll think of glibc as something that changed.
If I don't know something's updated there's a good chance I will think
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