[CentOS] differences between yum update and yum check-update

Fri May 5 12:31:18 UTC 2006
Kai Schaetzl <maillists at conactive.com>

Johnny Hughes wrote on Thu, 04 May 2006 17:06:00 -0500:

> It is a replacement and not an upgrade that is causing the issue ... kbs 
> (it seems) doesn't have clamav-db. 

No. It seems that clamav-db is the whole signature db, providing it as an 
upgrade package is somewhat mute I guess.

> So it seems that clamav-db gets to be installed, since it is not 
> protected.  Installing it causes something else to get removed (which 
> should be protected) ... but that happens after the initial 
> calculations, and it seems protectbase is not working on that set. 
> I am sure this is a protectbase plugin issue and not a yum issue. 
> Though it should be consistent between check-update adn update.

I have submitted for a bugzilla account at the yum duke site, but am still 
waiting for the mail. I hope I'll get one soon. Then I submit it.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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