Bug 100410 - up2date -p should work even on rush hour
up2date -p should work even on rush hour
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
3.0
All Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Red Hat Satellite QA List
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Blocks: up2date-rhel3-u2
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Reported: 2003-07-22 03:05 EDT by Petri T. Koistinen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-04-06 17:40:19 EDT
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Description Petri T. Koistinen 2003-07-22 03:05:48 EDT
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Description of problem:
While I understand that up2date -u may not work during rush hour for free 
service users, I think up2date -p should. If I happen to download those updated 
packages manually and then would like to tell you about it, you should allow it.

It helps you too, you don't need send me email about security flaw which I 
don't need anymore. In large scale should lower your e-mail server load too.

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Something breaks.
2. Red Hat releases errata.
3. RHN is blocked.
4. I download package manually.
5. I would like to tell you that I have upgraded, but you won't let me do it.


Additional info:
Comment 1 Petri T. Koistinen 2004-04-05 10:27:14 EDT
I guess RHEL users care about this more...
Comment 2 Adrian Likins 2004-04-06 17:40:19 EDT
This needs server changes, deferring until we can roll out
the next gen of servers.

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