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Old 1st October 2008, 09:18 PM
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YUM only update critical/security packages

I want to set-up yum to only update critical and security related packages because i dont trust yum not to mess up my system (it has done that befora )

Is this possible and how do i do that?
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Old 1st October 2008, 09:21 PM
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Hello:

You could try yum-security
PHP Code:
yum info yum-security.noarch
Loaded plugins
refresh-packagekit
Available Packages
Name       
yum-security
Arch       
noarch
Version    
1.1.16
Release    
1.fc9
Size       
16 k
Repo       
updates-newkey
Summary    
Yum plugin to enable security filters
URL        
: [url]http://linux.duke.edu/yum/download/yum-utils/[/url]
License    GPLv2+
DescriptionThis plugin adds the options --security, --cve, --bz and --advisory
           
flags to yum and the list-security and info-security commandsThe
           
options make it possible to limit list/upgrade of packages to
           
specific security relevant onesThe commands give you the security
           
information 
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