[CentOS] Re: Nightly yum update did an "upgrade"

Robert kerplop at sbcglobal.net
Sat Oct 4 18:10:17 UTC 2008

Vandaman wrote:
> Johnny Hughes wrote:
>> Now ... an upgrade from 4.5 or 4.6 to 4.7 should not have broken your
>> machine either, so we need to figure out why it did.
> The server CD contains 4.4 and if you use yum you should be able to
> get to 4.7 without any problems. Its a different story if you have 
> packages from other repos that could potentially overwite base so
> you end up with something else not CentOS.
> Someone else has just posted his yum got broken by messing about
> with other repos trying to upgrade php. It is likely python, sqlite
> were all overwritten. As the CentOS wiki says if you break something
> from 3rd/4th party repos you get to keep the pieces.
> Regards,
> Vandaman.
Ummmm.   I s'pect Johnny Hughes, to whom you replied, understands repo 

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