[CentOS] Beware - Yum 3.5 to 3.6 upgrade replaces named.conf

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Tue Nov 15 22:59:48 UTC 2005


On Tue, 2005-11-15 at 15:47 -0700, Craig White wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-11-15 at 16:26 -0600, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> > On Tue, 2005-11-15 at 13:47 -0800, Michael Rock wrote:
> > > I am sure I never specifically installed the caching
> > > name server but a rpm -q caching-nameserver yields
> > > version 7.3-3_EL3.
> > > 
> > > I usually just select the DNS option during the GUI
> > > install and look to make sure bind is listed (perhaps
> > > the caching name server is automatically checked). 
> > > There after I ended up editing the named.conf or used
> > > webmin that in turn edited the named.conf.
> > > 
> > > So ultimately I some how ended up with a caching name
> > > server I do not need.  So if I got this right 
> > > 
> > > 1. remove rpm -e caching-nameserver
> > > 2. copy my zones from named.conf-rpmsave to
> > > named.custom
> > > 3. do not use webmin since it edits named.conf or
> > > reconfigure it to edit named.custom
> > > 
> > > Should anything be specifically removed from
> > > named.conf or named.custom having to do with the
> > > caching name server?
> > 
> > named.conf is OK for the config file ... it won't get changed on future
> > updates
> > 
> > > 
> > > Did I miss anything here?
> > > 
> > > Thanks guys.
> ----
> probably a bugzilla entry to upstream provider to maybe create an
> 'artificial' conflict between the 2 packages so that you can't install
> both accidentally.
> 

caching-nameserver is just the config files ... it requires bind to be
installed too
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