[Centos] yum configuration files lost while/after updating ?
mh at accelance.fr
Tue Sep 21 15:10:13 UTC 2004
On Tue, 21 Sep 2004 11:06:04 -0400
William Warren <hescominsoon at emmanuelcomputerconsulting.com> disait:
> Yes i noticed that while installing the upgrades it installed a
> new yum.conf.
But here, there no yum.conf anymore ... this is a broken link.
anyway /etc/yum.conf-SAVE contains my modified yum configuration. By
renaming it i'm able to continue. Without doing that, yum simply don't
have configuration file.
> donavan nelson wrote:
> > yum upgrades always seem to break the yum.conf file. This is an
> > upstream issue (as it's present in FC2 as well).
> > I've gotten so irritated by it I have a cron that I run every 10
> > minutes to restore "my" yum.conf and apt .list files.
> > Martin Hamant wrote:
> >> Hello centOS users,
> >> Today i've installed a fresh centos 3.1, and modified the [update]
> >> section of my/etc/yum.conf, to point on my own update repository.
> >> My update repository (3.1) contains exactly the same content that
> >the> official one. Update was successful but now /etc/yum.conf is
> >missing :(>
> >> Here it is what i've noticed during the update process:
> >> # cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS release 3.1 (final)
> >> #yum update
> >> [...]
> >> warning: /etc/yum.conf created as /etc/yum.conf.rpmnew
> >> yum 100 % done 96/191 [...]
> >> warning: /etc/centos-base-yum.conf saved as
> >> /etc/centos-base-yum.conf.rpmsave Completing update for yum -
> >110/191> [...]
> >> Transaction(s) Complete
> >> # cat /etc/redhat-release CentOS release 3.3 (final)
> >> => files /etc/yum.conf*
> >> /etc/yum.conf -> /etc/centos-base-yum.conf ( Broken link! read the
> >> rest)
> >> /etc/yum.conf.rpmnew
> >> /etc/yum.conf-SAVE
> >> => files /etc/centos*
> >> /etc/centos-base-yum.conf.rpmsave
> >> /etc/centos-yum.conf
> >> I don't understand what happened :-O
> >> An idea ?
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