yum upgrade *deprecated* [was: Moving to XOrg]

Satish Balay balay at fastmail.fm
Fri Mar 26 21:15:51 UTC 2004

On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Chris Adams wrote:

> Once upon a time, Satish Balay <balay at fastmail.fm> said:
> > On Fri, 26 Mar 2004, Chris Adams wrote:
> > > The "upgrade" option is also marked "*deprecated*" in the yum man page
> > > (so I don't use it).
> > 
> > However the functionality is very useful (esp with rawhide) - and is
> > not depreciated. The option is depreicated in favor of a different way
> > of specifying it - perhaps 'yum --obsoletes=1 update'
> That is not what the yum documentation says.  It specifically says
> upgrade is deprecated; no alternative is given.

Yeah - I don't like the documentation of this. There was some
discussion on this (reasons for not liking upgrade/replacements) in
yum mailing list.


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