[CentOS] Upgrade perl; package conflict
Gregory P. Ennis
PoMec at PoMec.Net
Sun Jun 29 21:05:41 UTC 2008
On Sun, 2008-06-29 at 15:41 -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> 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:
> >> priority=1
> >> protect=1
> >> You should also (after properly configuring your repo files), use
> >> yum-priorities and remove yum-protectbase.
> >> _______________________________________________
> > Johnny,
> > 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:
Good explanations... thanks much for the links !!!!
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