[CentOS] updating to 5.2 from local repo

Ned Slider ned at unixmail.co.uk
Thu Jun 26 13:40:38 UTC 2008

Kai Schaetzl wrote:
> This is my first major version update after using a local repo.
> It seems that before I can "yum update" I have to fetch the complete new 
> 5.2 base? Is this correct?
> When I run yum update it now fails with various strange dependency errors 
> although all the updates are synced. When I change to using the original 
> repo file it wants to download many many more and shows a lot of files 
> that are in base and not in updates.
> Kai

That's correct - you'll need the full base, not just updates.

The new base is actually "5.2", and updates are merely packages released 
_since_ upstream released 5.2 a month ago.

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