[CentOS] Nightly yum update did an "upgrade"

vandaman2002-rt at yahoo.co.uk vandaman2002-rt at yahoo.co.uk
Thu Oct 2 13:29:17 UTC 2008

Griesbach, Lutz wrote:

> Ok, i only tried "upgrade" once manually to get another box from centos 4..4 to a 4.5 
> ( and I ran into this http://bugs.centos.org/view.php?id=2557 ) and thought, the 
> difference between update and upgrade is like the debian based "apt-get upgrade" 
> and "apt-get dist-upgrade".

> The man page states this as well, vandaman is right, I should have RTFM, but I was a
> bit in a hurry and I thought, I could get some quick help here.

That bug is unreproducible because you have manually altered the yum configuration so in
reality its a self-induced problem not a "bug". If you are new to using a mailing list
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