[CentOS-devel] CentOS-4.4 yumconf

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Wed Sep 6 03:55:31 UTC 2006


On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 22:32 -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-09-05 at 22:56 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > On Wed, 2006-09-06 at 11:28 +1000, John Newbigin wrote:
> > > Johnny Hughes wrote:
> > > 
> > > >>
> > > >>if the files are (config) type, then a locally user modified version
> > > >>will superseed the new rpm based one, and will result in your config's
> > > >>being left alone with the new files being dropped as .rpmnew
> > > >>
> > > >>I'd presume this is what happened ?
> > > The problem is an rpm issue where if you delete a config file, it will 
> > > 'come back' when an update is installed.
> > > > 
> > > > 
> > > > The purpose of this change is so that we mirror what is done by
> > > > upstream.
> > 
> > 
> > what's 'the upstream' in this case?
> > 
> > You mean where fedora is putting it?
> > 
> 
> not specific to yum configs, but just config files for updates in
> general.  rhn sources file, yum config, etc.
> 
> In RHEL , the RHN files are included in redhat-release.
> _______________________________________________

Sorry ... I did also mean to say that Fedora Core does do the same thing
with their yum.repos.d conf files too ... they are in fedora-release.
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