channel to update

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Channel-to-update script

Ever needed to create a channel to a specific update level? Now you can with the channel-to-update script. The data files and script itself is located in the git repo under /scripts/channel-to-update/ but the tarball is hosted here.

Current Script

NOTE: this script is now fully supported with Satellite 5.4 and Spacewalk. It is part of the spacewalk-remote-utils package and has been renamed spacewalk-create-channel.

So you can either grab this package from the rhn-tools channel (for satellite customers). Or grab the newest from

Old Versions:

Version 2.2.1 (bfa45d65beff44ef6ab0e3991aec2a63) - 04/26/2009 - Added RHEL 5.5 data files

Version 2.2 (16fb6d6d8572bdc5fc0cc6665aaf277c) - 11/18/2009 - sat 5.0 fix and added --name

Version 2.1.3 (162bc3e0d04e84eb700da631baa31ae0) - 10/14/2009 - added RHEL5u4 data files

Version 2.1.2 (37c16b31a54b40eed7339aa62b765500) - 08/26/2009 - fix for RHEL 4 compatibility

Version 1.5 - 11/21/2008 - Added Extras and Supplemental support

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