Version 3 (modified by skvidal, 9 years ago)
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Yum Guides

Other docs to work on:

* managing your own repositories:

  • repomanage - pruning repositories of old cruft
  • reposync - syncing down pkgs from other repos
  • good repo practices
    • dir structure
    • hardlinking
  • verifying a repository is correct: verify-tree.py
  • checking package gpg keys: rpm -K -v
  • yum-utils/plugins uses:
    • package-cleanup --leaves/--orphans
    • package-cleanup --problems
    • package-cleanup --oldkernels
    • repotrack
    • repodiff - see the changes
    • repoquery
    • yum-debug-dump
    • yum-complete-transaction
    • yumdownloader
    • yum aliases plugin
    • yum-filter-data plugin
    • yum-verify plugin
    • yum-changelog
  • managing your machines:
    • yum-updatesd
    • yum-cron