[CentOS] Nightly yum update did an "upgrade"

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Fri Oct 3 14:23:03 UTC 2008


Griesbach, Lutz wrote:
> Hy there,
> i have a centos (4.?) Box  with nightly yum update enabled. Last night, it did an upgrade to 4.7 leading to several problem i.e. not respawning the dhcrelay, which is needed on this box.

ok, so there is something I dont understand here. You have yum nightly 
update enabled, but your machine only updated yesterday from 
4.<something> to the latest in 4.7 ? What mirrors are you using that are 
so far adrift of the main mirror.centos.org ?

> Can I control the update policy not to upgrade to new releases in the nightly updates? I would like do to nightly updates, but make release upgrades manual (I get a new kernel, so I have to reboot anyway).

The real problem I see here is that updates within a release are not 
supposed to break things. So, what you really need to do is workout what 
apps broke and why, then I'd request you to file bug reports against 
those packages at http://bugs.centos.org/

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/  : 2522219 at icq

More information about the CentOS mailing list