Bug 178732 - RELNOTES - Give some information about nightly updates script
RELNOTES - Give some information about nightly updates script
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora Documentation
Classification: Fedora
Component: release-notes (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Release Notes Tracker
Karsten Wade
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Reported: 2006-01-23 15:46 EST by Thomas Springer
Modified: 2007-04-18 13:36 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2006-01-25 14:20:20 EST
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Description Thomas Springer 2006-01-23 15:46:45 EST
Document does not mention the daily cronjob that must be enabled by users to run 
at night. I wan't to believe this is a valuable info which should be stated/
explained.

I found some reference here:
http://fedora.redhat.com/docs/yum/sn-updating-your-system.html

In particular Section 6.1.
Comment 1 Stuart Ellis 2006-01-23 16:12:45 EST
I agree that information on updating ought to be prominent - I added a section
on running an update post-install, and enabling the cronjob, to the FC5
Installation Guide.

We could add a FAQ item on system updates, if it's not appropriate for the
Release Notes.
Comment 2 Karsten Wade 2006-01-24 14:34:14 EST
Yeah, add it to:

fedoraproject.org/wiki/FAQ

We will use that as a source for the FAQ to appear on the system.
Comment 3 Stuart Ellis 2006-01-24 16:49:32 EST
OK - there's now a FAQ item for updates.
Comment 4 Karsten Wade 2006-01-25 14:20:20 EST
I'm going to close this as a release note NOTABUG, since we put it into the FAQ.
 There is not bugzilla component for the FAQ, or I would reassign there and then
close to CURRENTRELEASE.  Just FYI so you don't think NOTABUG meant "this wasn't
valuable input."  We just don't yet have a container for that particular input. :)

We need to be sure the FAQ is prominent in the release notes and everyone is
encouraged to RTFFAQ. :)
Comment 5 Thomas Springer 2006-01-25 18:49:52 EST
Fine.
I do agree that FAQs should get users attention more then relnotes.

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