Upgrade from RH - 9 issues...

Aaron Konstam akonstam at trinity.edu
Mon Nov 10 16:18:29 UTC 2003

On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 05:15:05PM +0800, Arindam Dey wrote:
> Hi all,
> There has already been lots off discussion on the issue mentioned in the
> subject but the invariable conclusion has been that everything goes
> smoothly in the end.
> Having read numerous of those mails I went ahead and upgraded. Lo and
> behold I have a spanking new system with everything upgraded. Mind you
> everything "upgraded" new things like yum etc have NOT been installed.
> The "Add or remove packages" does not list yum etc..This may also result
> in the problem with this package for which I believe there is already an
> update available on Jeremy Katz page. I am consistently writing etc
> since yum is the obvious thing which has not been installed I am still
> trying to figure out what else is missing.
> Is this how upgrade is meant to behave ?? I mean is upgrade only
> supposed to upgrade the packages already present and miss out the new
> and very important packages like yum in this case ???
> Somebody please clarify on this.
> Thanks,
> -- 
> Arindam Dey
I think you have characterized the upgrade correctly. Only things that
exist are upgraded. At least that is my understanding.
Aaron Konstam
Computer Science
Trinity University
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