DNF: why does it refresh metadata all the time

J. Randall Owens jrowens.fedora at ghiapet.net
Fri Jun 20 03:33:21 UTC 2014

On 06/19/2014 03:42 PM, Gerald B. Cox wrote:
> FYI... update is a deprecated alias for the "upgrade" command​, and has
> been for a couple of years.  Don't know when they're going to phase it
> out, but probably a good idea to switch over to get used to it.

On a bit of a tangent, per the current yum-3.4.3 man page:
>        upgrade
>               Is the same as the update command with the --obsoletes flag set.
>               See update for more details.

So, either no, not just an alias, and they aren't deprecating it
effectively at all, or, the documentation needs to be brought up to
date. Could be either way; I don't know.

J. Randall Owens | http://www.ghiapet.net/

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