Auto - Update Packages with Yum

Hikaru Amano kagesenshi.87 at
Fri Mar 23 06:19:43 UTC 2007

On 3/23/07, Rikke D. Giles <rgiles at> wrote:
> Yes, check out checkinstall at
>   What it does is create an rpm from the tar.gz or bz file, then
> install the rpm and enter the program into the yum database.
> Of course, if you have an rpm package to begin with, just do a local
> install and then it'll be entered into the database.  'yum localinstall
> <place where rpm is>

but still, it wont make the app auto update


You can create your own rpm for it, but unless someone maintain
updated packages in a repository... you wont be able to update it
automatically. You still need to download the tarball and recreate the
rpm ..

Mohd Izhar Firdaus Bin Ismail
Amano Hikaru
天野晃 「あまの ひかる」
Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS
ICT 2nd Year 1st Semester
mohd.izhar.firdaus at
kagesenshi.87 at

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