yum-cron(8) — Linux manual page


yum-cron(8)                                                  yum-cron(8)

NAME         top

       yum-cron - an interface to conveniently call yum from cron

SYNOPSIS         top

       yum-cron [config-file]

DESCRIPTION         top

       yum-cron is an alternate interface to yum that is optimised to be
       convenient to call from cron.  It provides methods to keep
       repository metadata up to date, and to check for, download, and
       apply updates.  Rather than accepting many different command line
       arguments, the different functions of yum-cron can be accessed
       through config files.

       config-file is used to optionally specify the path to the
       configuration file to use.  If it is not given, the default
       configuration file will be used.  It is useful to be able to
       specify different configuration files for different use cases.
       For example, one configuration file might be set to update the
       repository metadata, and a line could be added to the crontab to
       run yum-cron frequently using this file.  Then, another
       configuration file might be set to install updates, and yum-cron
       could be run from cron using this file just once each day.

FILES         top


SEE ALSO         top


AUTHORS         top

       See the Authors file included with this program.

BUGS         top

       There of course aren't any bugs, but if you find any, you should
        the mailing list, yum@lists.baseurl.org, or consult bugzilla.

COLOPHON         top

       This page is part of the yum (Yum Package Manager) project.
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Nick Jacek                                                   yum-cron(8)