Bug 207628

Summary: should be able to prompt for confirmation after downloading packages
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4 Reporter: Russell Coker <russell.coker>
Component: up2dateAssignee: Pradeep Kilambi <pkilambi>
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX QA Contact: Ken Reilly <kreilly>
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Description Russell Coker 2006-09-22 01:19:30 UTC
I am working in an environment where running up2date on a server requires a
change window.  The window might start at 8PM, so I run "up2date -u" and then
after 10 minutes of downloading packages and 5 minutes of creating rollback
packages the installation will start, thus wasting 15 minutes of my window.

I would like to run up2date an hour before the window, have it perform it's
non-invasive operations (creating rollback packages and downloading the new
packages) and then ask "would you like to install the new packages [y/N]?". 
This would save 15 minutes of the change window and allow the testing to begin
15 minutes earlier.

Comment 1 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-04-12 01:16:42 UTC
User bnackash@redhat.com's account has been closed

Comment 3 Jiri Pallich 2012-06-20 13:18:49 UTC
Thank you for submitting this issue for consideration in Red Hat Enterprise Linux. The release for which you requested us to review is now End of Life. 
Please See https://access.redhat.com/support/policy/updates/errata/

If you would like Red Hat to re-consider your feature request for an active release, please re-open the request via appropriate support channels and provide additional supporting details about the importance of this issue.