yum options are typically stated before specific
yum commands; i.e.
yum <options> <command> <package name/s> . Most of these options can be set as default using the configuration file.
The following is a list of the most commonly-used
yum options. For a complete list of available
yum options, refer to
Answer "yes" to every question in the transaction.
yum to be "tolerant" of errors with regard to packages specified in the transaction. For example, if you run
yum update package1 package2 and
package2 is already installed,
yum will continue to install
Excludes a specific package by name or glob in a specific transaction.