Red Hat Errata Advisory: new update agent package available

Date: Mon, 1 Nov 1999 23:20:22 -0500 (EST)
From: Preston Brown <[email protected]>
To: [email protected]

Red Hat, Inc. Errata Advisory

Synopsis: Improved version of Update Agent available
Advisory ID: RHEA-1999:049-01
Issue date: 1999-11-01
Keywords: abort up2date e-mail notification

1. Topic:

An improved version of the Red Hat Update Agent is now
available. Visual confirmation of success or failure is provided at
the end of each update run. In addition, a summary of the run is
mailed to the address(es) configured to receive e-mail
notifications. This new version also makes the “Abort” button much
more responsive than it was previously, and fixes several other
smaller bugs.

2. Bug IDs fixed (http://developer.redhat.com/bugzilla
for more info):


3. Relevant releases/architectures:

Red Hat Linux 6.1, all architectures

4. Obsoleted by:

5. Conflicts with:

6. RPMs required:

Architecture neutral:

Source packages:

7. Problem description:

Abort button was almost non-functional in many cases. E-mail was
not sent upon completion of an update run. The list of packages
which the Update Agent determined should be skipped was displayed
before determining if the packages were actually present on the
updates server.

8. Solution:

For each RPM for your particular architecture, run:
rpm -Uvh
where filename is the name of the RPM.

9. Verification:

MD5 sum                           Package Name 

e4202182f9c5201d887864a5986eeffe noarch/up2date-1.0.5-1.noarch.rpm

6fd270f2a4d22dbc667af473573b3702 SRPMS/up2date-1.0.5-1.src.rpm

These packages are GPG signed by Red Hat, Inc. for security. Our
key is available at:

You can verify each package with the following command:
rpm –checksig

If you only wish to verify that each package has not been
corrupted or tampered with, examine only the md5sum with the
following command:
rpm –checksig –nogpg

10. References: