[CentOS] yum install make does not work

Wed Dec 19 21:28:17 UTC 2012
Les Mikesell <lesmikesell at gmail.com>

On Wed, Dec 19, 2012 at 3:15 PM, Theo Band <theo.band at greenpeak.com> wrote:
> I have two installations. One that works, and one that does not, so I
> can compare. I want to point to a known good mirror, but haven't figured
> out how to do that. I can probably just download the make rpm and
> install it with rpm. But that feels like cheating :-). And only one
> package seems to not exist. How does yum "remember" that? Is it perhaps
> a rpm database thing?

I usually try a 'yum clean all' first as a brute-force approach to
anything that isn't working.   It will clear all the cached stuff,
including the preferred mirror (although it may pick the same one
again with the fastestmirror test).

   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com