[CentOS-devel] C5 yum-priorities update

Akemi Yagi amyagi at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 16:33:46 UTC 2007

On 8/31/07, Daniel de Kok <daniel at centos.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> A new version of the yum-priority plugin for CentOS 5 (x86/86_64) is now
> available through the CentOS 5 testing repository[1]. This version
> fixes obsoletes handling, which was broken by a upstream multi-arch
> patch. We'd like to hear if this version works well, and whether
> obsoletes are correctly excluded. You can test this by performing the
> following steps:

> The results are most interesting on machines with a high number of
> installed packages (since that would potentially hit an obsolete
> earlier). There should be no regressions in normal plugin behavior aw
> well. Information on using the CentOS Testing repository can be found
> on the CentOS Wiki at:

> [1] yum-priorities-1.0.4-7.el5.centos.noarch.rpm

Installed and tested fine on an x86_64 box.  The only odditity was
(this is probably just me) that even with the --enablerepo=c5-testing
flag, yum did not pull this version and I needed to get it manually.


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