[CentOS] Python version fights.

Tony Schreiner

anthony.schreiner at bc.edu
Sun Jun 24 17:55:55 UTC 2012

On 6/24/2012 12:55 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Sunday 24 June 2012 12:43:23 Leonard den Ottolander did opine:
>> Hello Gene,
>> On Sun, 2012-06-24 at 08:40 -0400, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>> yum is still showing me 21 packages to update, all from an el5 repo.\
>> You can figure out what repo that is by "rpm -qi"ing one of the packages
>> that is causing you trouble. Remove all offending packages, then remove
>> the repo rpm (rpm -e rpmforge-release or epel-release or even another
>> one, that is for you to figure out).
>> After you got rid of the offending packages and repo-release you can now
>> install the correct repo-release for the OS version you are using and
>> add the packages you just removed.
>> Regards,
>> Leonard.
> There are no surviving el5 packages on the system, including in the .repo 
> files of yum.repos.d
> But if I fire up yumex, well over half the files presented say they are el5 
> coming from rpmfusion, but my rpmfusion .repo's are all set for el-6 as can 
> be seen by this:
> [root at coyote yum.repos.d]# grep el rpmfusion-*.repo
> rpmfusion-free-
> updates.repo:#baseurl=http://download1.rpmfusion.org/free/el

> But I don't see anything but el-6 above.  So something is well and truly 
> knackered.  The question is what?
> Thanks & Cheers, Gene

yum clean all
might help you.
Tony Schreiner

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