[CentOS-devel] C5 yum-priorities update

Heiko Adams heiko.adams at gmail.com
Fri Aug 31 16:55:05 UTC 2007

Am Fri, 31 Aug 2007 09:33:46 -0700
schrieb "Akemi Yagi" <amyagi at gmail.com>:

> 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.
Did you set priority=1 for the testing repo? Otherwise it can't find
updates in testing because testing has a lower priority than base ;-)


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