[CentOS] can't update python ?!@#@?

cornel panceac cpanceac at gmail.com
Mon Oct 12 11:57:02 UTC 2009


2009/10/12 cornel panceac <cpanceac at gmail.com>

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> 2009/10/12 cornel panceac <cpanceac at gmail.com>
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>>> Try running
>>>
>>>   yum clean all
>>>
>>> and then try it again.
>>>
>>> However, you need to careful since none of your repositories appear
>>> to be bona fida CentOS  repositories (just by looking at the name.)
>>>
>>> A slightly different version of python may create havoc when trying to
>>> upgrade other packages with python dependencies.
>>>
>>> I don't have the trailing "_3.6" on mine which makes me suspicious that
>>> it might *not* be the correct version - but I might be wrong about that.
>>>
>>> Also, all my packages end with ".i386" instead of "_3.6".
>>>
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>> that's interesting, because my Centos-Base.repo looks like the attached
>> file.
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> btw, here's
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>  # yum check-update
> Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, security
> Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile
>  * base: download.srv.ro
>  * updates: download.srv.ro
>  * addons: download.srv.ro
>  * extras: download.srv.ro
> Skipping security plugin, no data
>
> python.i386                              2.4.3-24.el5_3.6
> updates
>
> so maybe the mirror is compromised .....
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>> eventually, disabling fastestmirror  'fixed' the problem. is there an easy
way to find out which mirror was used to install python from?

meanwhile, the fun continues as in the attached file :)

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