Bug 21069 - up2date needs an option to "not delete RPMs"
up2date needs an option to "not delete RPMs"
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Preston Brown
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2000-11-19 05:44 EST by Joe Orton
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:29 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-11-19 05:44:06 EST
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Description Joe Orton 2000-11-19 05:44:03 EST
If I have to spent 5 hours on-line to have up2date download a set of new
RPMs (e.g. glibc*), it's a bit annoying that after up2date has 
installed the packages, they just get deleted. Having a copy of the
RPMs is useful, e.g., if my system gets wiped and I need to re-install.
Or I can copy them to another machine and install them. etc.

A simple check box somewhere for "do not delete RPMs after installation"
would be nice!
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-11-28 11:53:15 EST
run up2date-config and select this option; it already exists.

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