[CentOS] Question about priorities

Fri Mar 6 15:49:47 UTC 2009
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

Marcelo M. Garcia wrote:
> Hi
> When adding priority to a repo, like rpmforge or epel, is it better to 
> give the same priority or can give different priority to different 
> repos, ranking them?

Even better - leave them disabled by default and install/update specific 
packages with --enablerepo= to control which you get and avoid, to the 
extent possible, random conflicts.   I'm not sure if this is still true 
but I thought it was fairly safe to leave epel enabled since they 
rarely/never overwrite base packages.  But sometimes you want something 
newer from rpmforge.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com