Runnning YUM via cron
rc040203 at freenet.de
Wed Jan 11 10:47:50 UTC 2006
On Wed, 2006-01-11 at 11:34 +0100, Arne Drechsler wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> is it a good idea to have yum run automatically every night ? Since it
> also updates things like sql server and this sometimes causes trouble
> I'm wondering wether it is a good idea. Anybody has good/bad experience
> with it ? Are there solutions to have yum run savely and not touch any
> running things or rewrite configs ?
My experience is: No, this isn't a good idea. Neither yum, nor the
repos, nor the rpm are in a shape to leave yum running unattended.
/me ducks and waits for flames ;)
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