[CentOS] Yum, duplicate packages, 4.3->4.4 upgrade.
itayf at nospammail.net
Tue Oct 10 06:05:32 UTC 2006
On Mon, 9 Oct 2006, William L. Maltby wrote:
> Date: Mon, 09 Oct 2006 12:23:50 -0400
> From: William L. Maltby <CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com>
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> To: CentOS General List <centos at centos.org>
> Subject: Re: [CentOS] Yum, duplicate packages, 4.3->4.4 upgrade.
> On Mon, 2006-10-09 at 17:15 +0200, itayf at nospammail.net wrote:
>> 4. I have enabled the dries, kbsingh, and rpmforge, repositories
>> for few packages (acroread, pine,...). However, I didn't
>> keep track which packages come from those repos so I can't
>> apply the 'includepkgs' instruction on them. What's the
>> easiest way to recover that information? (Default
>> 'yum list installed' doesn't provide the repository.)
> I /var/log/rpmpkgs is a (weeklyupdated?) list of file names. Some have
> ".rf" in them, other "plus" etc. This should tell you for most packages
> from where they came.
That't what I was looking for - thanks!
BTW, I noticed that the packages in the dries repo are labeled
with 'rf', the same as rpmforge. One is the mirror of the other?
> I would then read up on some of the yum stuff (plugins) and use a
> combination of "includepkgs=", "exclude=" and "protect=" to get you
> going. Set this stuff up before you do any other changes.
"protect=" I used from the start in this installation. But I
realized the significance of "includepkgs=" and "exclude=" too
late. Hence my questions.
Thanks for the help.
>> Thanks in advance,
>> <snip pkg list>
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