[CentOS] yum update glitch on latest update to 5.2

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Thu Jul 17 15:38:45 UTC 2008


Lanny Marcus wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 9:01 AM, MHR <mhullrich at gmail.com> wrote:
>> ]# yum update
>> Loading "priorities" plugin
>> Loading "fastestmirror" plugin
>> Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
>>  * base: mirror.hmc.edu
>>  * updates: mirrors.versaweb.com
>>  * kbs-CentOS-Extras: centos.karan.org
>>  * extras: centos-distro.cavecreek.net
>> Excluding Packages in global exclude list
>> Finished
>> Excluding Packages from CentOS-5 - Base
>> Finished
>> Excluding Packages from CentOS-5 - Updates
>> Finished
>> Excluding Packages from CentOS.Karan.Org-EL5 - Stable
>> Finished
>> 0 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
> 
> Why does it say 0 packages excluded? On my CentOS 5.2 Desktop,
> it says it excludes about 285 packages, because of repository
> priority protections.  Is priorities working properly or
> am I missing something, because I'm a newbie?
> 
> <snip> (the rest of the transaction followed)

Depends on what repos are active and priority settings.

If all the repos that are "enabled=1" have the same priority setting ... 
OR ... if there are not any "overlapping packages" in repos with 
different priority settings then there will be no packages excluded.


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