[RndTbl] up2date and yum updates for CORE 2
melseder at yahoo.com
Thu Jun 10 10:46:40 CDT 2004
I went to our site http://www.muug.mb.ca/fedora-updates.html and read it and
then downloaded the two patch files. I read about the patch command in
"Running Linux" published by O'Reilly as well as running and reading "info
As I recall, for CORE 1 I just went in and edited sources (maybe yum.conf
also) by hand because I didn't realize that what the gobbly gook in the patch
file did or that I even needed the patch command.
I generated a patch file to update a phone list text file just to see how patch
worked and it worked how I expected. I did not understand everything in
"Running Linux" or "info patch" but the following is what I think I should do.
both patch files are in ~
I issue "su" from ~ for root access
#patch < rhn-sources-fc2.patch
#patch < yum.conf-fc2.patch
Am I missing something or should the above work?
What I think I will do, just cause I'm chicken, is run the following before
the actual/live patches;
#patch --dry-run < rhn-sources-fc2.patch > sources.dryrun
#patch --dry-run < yum.conf.fc2.patch > yum.dryrun
I'm mostly concerned about the patch commands. Should they work or are other
Can anyone see any problems or make any suggestions?
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