Linux on Compaq DL360
mail-e-316e111c1c1bbadeec at kimihia.org.nz
Sat Jul 28 18:34:24 PDT 2001
Igor Pruchanskiy wrote:
: for i in `cat debian-machines.txt`; do rsh $i apt-get -y upgrade packagename; done
: This is just an example, but you can see how easy it is to upgrade all of
: the machines at the same time. Yes, you can do something like that with
: RedHat also, giving it a full path to the package like
: rpm -Uhv ftp://server/~/RPMS/blah.rpm but why ? I used to run RedHat for a
Oh ho ho! This is flamewar material!
But the differences aren't THAT great. You could do ...
for i in `cat mandrake-machines.txt`; do ssh $i rpm -Uhv $M/packagename; do
So the improvement is marginal in that regard. :-) I'm not totally versed
in the ways of rpm, but there may be a rpm.conf hiding somewhere that can
save using the $M variable. :-)
: So this answers you question about not choosing redhat.... We never call
: Tech Support :)
Big snip there! Yipes!
Have you considered `rpm -e`?
I'm just about to install Debian (after NetBSD, OpenBSD, and FreeBSD all
failed to support the hardware fully) on a box. Wish me luck. :-)
Stephen Cope - http://sdc.org.nz/
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