[CentOS] Yum strangeness

William L. Maltby CentOS4Bill at triad.rr.com
Fri Jul 18 14:59:46 UTC 2008

On Fri, 2008-07-18 at 09:17 -0500, Jeff wrote:
> On Fri, Jul 18, 2008 at 8:06 AM, Sam Drinkard <sam at wa4phy.net> wrote:
> > Hi all,
> >
> >   I was about to do an update on my server, but looking at what the output
> > was and here's the output from the beginning with other parts left off.  I
> > currently don't even have the clamav server installed, but am using the 0.93
> >  version of clamav-milter.
> > I've never seen yum throw in so many packages that aren't even installed.  I
> > understand the dependencies has to be met, and such, but why is yum trying
> > to install older version of clamav?  Perhaps I missed something, but don't
> > think so.
> >
> Appears to be yet another instance of mixing repositories. You have
> both kb and rpmforge, each of which has clamav packages. Disable one
> of the repos.

And look at using the yum priorities plugin so you can safely mix repos.



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