[CentOS] Thank you: Wiki data for adding 3rd party repository,
ProtectBase and Priorities
johnny at centos.org
Thu Jul 26 19:18:13 UTC 2007
drew einhorn wrote:
> On 7/26/07, *Dave K* <davek08054 at gmail.com
> <mailto:davek08054 at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On 7/26/07, Akemi Yagi <amyagi at gmail.com <mailto:amyagi at gmail.com>>
> > If you ever set up your own local repo, that should be given the
> > highest priority. In that case, you'd better start with a 2 for base
> > etc.
> I'm just starting to "play with" priorities, but I actually made mine
> all multiples of 10 on the first setup to make tuning easier.
> Great minds think alike. I just sent a message suggesting the same thing.
> Also, I think I've found that if you really want to use the "plus"
> repo it needs to be the same priority as "base" and "updates".
> That could be a problem. Thanks.
Well ... actually, having plus lower is a good thing. BUT, it requires
you to exclude the packages that exist in Base/Updates if you use the
This is "A GOOD THING" though. You can install anything in plus that is
not a duplicate package in base/updates without a problem ... but you
can't accidentally install a package that is also in base/updates
without specifically excluding it.
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