[CentOS] Python version fights.

Sun Jun 24 08:17:18 UTC 2012
Veli-Pekka Kestilä <centos at vpk.nu>

On 24.6.2012 10:12, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Sunday 24 June 2012 03:06:14 Chris Geldenhuis did opine:
>> On 06/24/2012 02:47 AM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> Greets;
>>> This centos6.2 system seems to have python-2.6.6, but that is turning
>>> into a huge problem because I now have a backlog of about 40 packages
>>> that will not upgrade because they all need python 2.4.
> This is not something that is available via yum?
> In which case why do I have 30 or 40 packages that are being called
> security updates, released in the last week, that still need the older
> python?  Something  doesn't grok here.  Like maybe I have the wrong repos
> enabled?
> Maybe, a yum repolist says rpmfusion is for el5, maybe that is what I need
> to fix.  How?
> Thanks.
> Cheers, Gene

Remove your old rpmfusion repository package for el5, and follow the 
instruction in http://rpmfusion.org/Configuration/ to install the new one.

After that you should remove all el5 packages which were installer from 
rpmfusion for el5.