dnf replacement for yum-cron

drago01 drago01 at gmail.com
Mon Jun 16 15:06:45 UTC 2014


On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 4:53 PM, Matthew Miller
<mattdm at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 16, 2014 at 09:11:43AM -0500, Jeffrey Ollie wrote:
>> > Been using yum-cron for years with good results.
>> > If yum is being phased out, I'll want a dnf-cron replacement
>> Already exists:
>> $ rpm -ql dnf | grep systemd
>> /usr/lib/systemd/system/dnf-makecache.service
>> /usr/lib/systemd/system/dnf-makecache.timer
>> $ cat /usr/lib/systemd/system/dnf-makecache.service
>> [Unit]
>> Description=dnf makecache
>
> That's not the most descriptiony of all descriptions ever, but if the name
> is any indication, it is just a thing which keeps the cache up to date.
>
> yum-cron can actually apply updates  [....]

That sounds dangerous ... updates are not really atomic (i.e not at
all) doing them silently in the background is a very bad idea.


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