Why can't I ugrade Fedora like Centos?

Timothy Murphy gayleard at eircom.net
Sat Nov 7 15:04:49 UTC 2009

John Aldrich wrote:

>> I upgraded from CentOS-5.3 to CentOS-5.4
>> (and earlier from CentOS-5.2 to CentOS-5.3)
>> just by running "yum update".
>> Why can't I upgrade to Fedora-12 like that?
>> Is it just that the CentOS makers are cleverer...?
> Actually, that's exactly how I upgraded to F11 from F10. Fedora noticed
> that there was an updated version of Fedora available and asked if I
> wanted to upgrade. I said sure, so it downloaded all the RPMs and upgraded
> me.

What do you mean by "Fedora asked"?
Do you mean Yum?

Timothy Murphy  
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