[CentOS] yum-plugin-priorities

Thu Aug 15 09:31:21 UTC 2013
Clint Dilks <clint.dilks at gmail.com>

On Thu, Aug 15, 2013 at 9:13 PM, Timothy Murphy <gayleard at alice.it> wrote:

> If I add
>   priority=1
> to [updates] in CentOS-Base.repo
> when I run "sudo yum update" I get the warning
>   66 packages excluded due to repository priority protections
> This does not seem to have any adverse effect,
> but what exactly does it mean?

Hi Timothy,

See http://wiki.centos.org/PackageManagement/Yum/Priorities ( take a close
look at section 5 )

Generally all active repo's in Base would be given the same priority.
If you have only added a setting of 1 for updates then all other repos will
have a priority of 99 (lower).