Patches for RHEL 5 and RHEL 6 Gets New Content and Dependency Resolution Method
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In case anyone missed it, RHEL 5 and 6 patches can now be deployed using a new dependency resolution method that utilizes YUM to determine the dependencies (this means there should be better accuracy and reliability during patching). To take advantage of this new method enable and subscribe to the Patches for RHEL5 - Native Tools and Patches for RHEL6 - Native Tools sites as needed.
From: Announcements for BES Administrators besa
IBM is pleased to announce the release of two new sites for Patch Management for Red Hat Enterprise Linux:
- Patches for RHEL5 - Native Tools
The Fixlets in these sites use Yellowdog Updater Modified (YUM) for dependency resolution. Using YUM provides significant performance improvements over the existing Red Hat Enterprise Linux patch content.
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