[CentOS-devel] CentOS-4.4 yumconf

John Summerfield debian at herakles.homelinux.org
Thu Sep 7 14:09:08 UTC 2006

Matt Hyclak wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 07, 2006 at 03:38:26PM +0200, Michael Paesold enlightened us:
>>John Summerfied wrote:
>>>Michael Paesold wrote:
>>>>Now that does not work anymore, and I would have to replace 
>>>>centos-release to get the same effect. I will have to rebuild this 
>>>>centos-release package for every CentOS release. 
>>>Won't this also cause problems when upgrading to the next release?
>>Of course it will. :-(
> Not with proper exclude= lines in your configuration it won't. After all,
> since you made the centos-release package yourself, you can control what
> goes in that file, so an exclude line should be trivial.
Doesn't Anaconda look at the release file to see what it's supposed to 
upgrade _from_? If it doesn't recognise it, how will it know how to upgrade?



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