[CentOS-virt] Tiny OT: yum priorities or protectbase
montanelli at rivint.com
Mon Jun 29 23:09:07 UTC 2009
I sure wish that was true in my relationships.
Geoffrey J Gowey wrote:
> Just a quick saying to encourage you: wisdom is knowledge learned
> through mistakes. Building things is good, but breaking things let's
> you learn how to build better things.
> Sent from my iPhone
> On Jun 29, 2009, at 2:12 PM, Ben Montanelli <montanelli at rivint.com>
>> I'm elevating myself from "noob" to "noob with scars." I'm not one to
>> ask a lot of questions if I have time to find out on my own.
>> I now know at least a half dozen ways to hose a solid CentOS Xen
>> install. That's a good thing, I learn from mistakes. Like forgetting
>> actually completely configure priority statements in the repo confs.
>> In the past I have used yum protect-base, but about a year ago or so I
>> switched to yum priorities because it seems a bit more granular.
>> Is there a recommended preference on CentOS Xen installs? I'm pretty
>> conservative now and won't go near Plus or Contribs, I do have Convirt
>> repos in and it looks like they pulldown a couple dependencies from
>> RPMForge (paramiko and socat).
>> I don't plan on anymore repos, but am wary enough to want to nail my
>> last install down.
>> Any prefs here for CentOS Xen? Yum Protect-base or Priorities?
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