Want to see what changes you’re about to apply when doing a ‘yum update’ ? Similar-ish to how ‘apt-listchanges’ works…
On CentOS 5.6, try :
- yum install yum-changelog python-dateutil
Note, python-dateutil seems to be an unmarked dependency – i.e. you get an error message like : “Dateutil module not available, so can’t parse dates” when trying to run ‘yum changelog all updates’.
Note, /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/changelog.conf (but this didn’t seem to need changing to me).
Now you can do :
- yum changelog all updates
- yum changelog all mysql-server (or whatever package you’re interested in).