[CentOS] Using yum variable $releasever reports 1
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Fri Sep 22 05:54:14 UTC 2006
> On Thu, Sep 21, 2006 at 04:30:47PM +0200, Jens Ahlin enlightened us:
>> I have an old server that originally was a RedHat 8 server. Then I
>> upgraded to RedHat 9, then Tao Linux 1 and last to CentOS 3 when tao was
>> discontinued. Yes I know that this was probably not the smartest thing
>> the world but now this is the case and I don't want to reinstall it.
>> Now the question. In yum.conf I have distroverpkg=redhat-release and cat
>> /etc/redhat-release gives:
>> CentOS release 3.7 (Final)
>> But when I run yum update the release reported back is 1.0
>> yum update
>> Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
>> Server: CentOS-1.0 - Addons
>> Server: CentOS-1.0 - Base
>> Until now I have manually changed yum.conf and replaced $relesever with
>> whatever version I had but why is $relesever replaced with 1.0 ?
> Most likely you have a tao-release package installed. You should probably
> remove that and install the appropriate centos-release for your version.
> Matt Hyclak
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Thanks, that solved my problem.
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