[CentOS] rpmforge, perl-dbd-mysql, yum, priorities, centos, and you
joey at clean.q7.com
Wed Oct 8 17:40:21 UTC 2008
rpmforge has just released a new perl-DBD-mysql for el4 that has an
obsoletes against perl-DBD-MySQL and the protectbase yum plugin doesn't
grok obsoletes. the priorities plugin does. so if you are having issues
with this, install the yum-plugin-priorities first, make sure that the
CentOS-Base repo is priority 1 and the rpmforge repo is priority 2 or
higher (99 is the default).
also, i'd like to suggest that the priorities plugin be made added to the
base install and that the centos-base repos be configured with priority 1.
it looks like c4 has the priority setting, but c5 doesn't and neither have
the plugin installed. it seems like this would create a little more
stable setup for people when they start adding other repos.
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