[CentOS] Package Updater problems

Tue Apr 28 17:10:56 UTC 2009
Ray Van Dolson <rayvd at bludgeon.org>

On Tue, Apr 28, 2009 at 01:04:12PM -0400, Charles E Campbell Jr wrote:
> Hello!
> I'm afraid that I don't understand redhat's bugzilla -- there's an 
> approx 10-character wide box for reporting the bug and it always claims 
> that that's not a bug.  I'm sure I'm missing something.
> Anyway, here's the problems:
> Using Centos 5.2 and the "Software Updater/Package Updater/pup", I 
> winnowed the problem updates down to six packages:
>   1:  Updated file packages available
>   2:  Updated gcc43 packages available
>   3:  Updated gcc packages available
>   4:  Updated pam packages available
>   5:  Updated redhat-logos packages available
>   6:  Updated redhat-menus packages available
> I set it up so that the package updater should only try to handle one 
> update, and I repeated this six times, once per problem update.
> BTW, it'd really help if there was a button on pup to deselect all 
> updates (and let me click a few on).

If you run 'yum clean all' from a terminal and try again do you get the
same error? (run as root)

You might try running your update via yum as well -- yum update
<package name> or just yum update.