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Old 09-16-2009, 10:16 PM   #1
abefroman
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A cronjob to run yum -y update daily, good idea?


If I set a cronjob to run yum -y update daily, is that agood idea?

Or is is best to run that manually?

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Old 09-16-2009, 10:29 PM   #2
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I'm assuming the command just refreshes the local database, right?

I'd say no problem, unless you have some specific need not to automatically have it that way.

Indeed, something I installed in the past automatically installed a cronjob to update apt in the same way. It's quite convenient.

Unfortunately I recently did a fresh OS install on one of my systems and it no longer exists there. Does anyone have an idea what package could've provided that?
 
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