[CentOS] version pinning with yum
larry.brigman at gmail.com
Wed Nov 18 16:37:51 UTC 2009
On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 8:33 AM, <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
> Well, there's a bug in the globbing for the tcsh with 5.4, and my boss has
> filed a bug report. Meanwhile, I downgraded tcsh on those systems whose
> users use that as their shell.
> Until it's resolved, he wants me to pin the version. Googling, I see
> someone a few years ago, answering someone's question, suggested adding
> near the top of /etc/yum.conf.
> I also see, more recently, several additional yum-related rpms, such as
> Will the first solution work (editing yum.conf), and, if so, for tcsh,
> would I need the asterisk, or would
This should work if you are only wanting to exclude one package.
The open office example has the wildcard because it is multiple packages.
Haven't used yum-versionlock but it would need to be loaded on all
machines to apply
the lock. The other method although sometimes outputting more info when doing
'yum update' works as stated.
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