[CentOS] Yum strangeness

Johnny Hughes johnny at centos.org
Fri Jul 18 14:59:40 UTC 2008


Jeff wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 8:06 AM, Sam Drinkard <sam at wa4phy.net> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>>   I was about to do an update on my server, but looking at what the output
>> was and here's the output from the beginning with other parts left off.  I
>> currently don't even have the clamav server installed, but am using the 0.93
>>  version of clamav-milter.
>> I've never seen yum throw in so many packages that aren't even installed.  I
>> understand the dependencies has to be met, and such, but why is yum trying
>> to install older version of clamav?  Perhaps I missed something, but don't
>> think so.
>>
> 
> Appears to be yet another instance of mixing repositories. You have
> both kb and rpmforge, each of which has clamav packages. Disable one
> of the repos.
> 
Of use yum-priorities and set one of the repos to a higher priority ... 
or add exclude=clamav* in the kbs repo file as you currently have clamav 
from rpmforge installed.

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