[CentOS] yum update glitch on latest update to 5.2

Lanny Marcus lmmailinglists at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 22:09:36 UTC 2008


On Thu, Jul 17, 2008 at 10:38 AM, Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org> wrote:
> 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.

Johnny: Thank you for the explanation! Lanny



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