[CentOS] Upgrade perl; package conflict
johnny at centos.org
Sun Jun 29 20:41:07 UTC 2008
Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
>>> Thanks again for your help!!!
>> is it possible that you have extras set at a different priority than
>> base ... you also have the protectbase installed along with priorities
>> (not recommended).
>> You should have these settings for [extras], [base] and [updates]
>> sections in CentOS-Base.repo:
>> You should also (after properly configuring your repo files), use
>> yum-priorities and remove yum-protectbase.
> That fixed the problem. I had the Extras as set to a priority of 2. I
> also disabled protectbase. Can you comment about the use "protectbase"
> When should it be used?
> Thank you much for your help!!!
Protectbase is basically priorities with only 2 options ... 1 and 0
Priorities is the same thing with 1 to 99 as options
So, if you need more control than protected and unprotected, then you
want to use priorities.
Here is more info on each:
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