Systemd is getting system updater

Reading through release notes of upcoming 251 systemd release, there are bunch of interesting features. One caught my eye was systemd-sysupdate

  • A new systemd-sysupdate component has been added that automatically
    discovers, downloads, and installs A/B-style updates for the host
    installation itself, or container images, portable service images,
    and other assets. See the new systemd-sysupdate man page for updates.

Details list of changes are here

I wonder if this will be a good option for system updates in future.


Here is the man page:

I a little hard to read in XML format, but can get a sense …