[CentOS] Systemd

Mon May 25 19:09:32 UTC 2015
Thomas Eriksson <thomas.eriksson at slac.stanford.edu>

On 05/25/2015 07:48 AM, Kirk Bocek wrote:
> On 5/25/2015 4:40 AM, Jonathan Billings wrote:
>>> On May 25, 2015, at 01:10, Kirk Bocek <t004 at kbocek.com> wrote:
>>> I'll reinstall chrony. But there *are* places I've needed to use
>>> nodeps. Mostly to manage inter-repo package incompatibilities.
>> You should look into the yum priorities option to ensure packages from
>> different repos don't step on each other, however I'd consider any yum
>> repository that requires you break your rpm database to be one to avoid.
> It usually happens when I've wanted to change versions of the same
> software between repos and that software has been compiled differently.
> Usually audio-visual software. Yum install triggers a conflict and yum
> uninstall on the older package cascades a bunch of undesirable
> uninstalls. The only solution is rpm -e -nodeps followed by installing
> the newer package.
> If you have a better solution, let me know.

If the new package fulfills all requirements as the old one, you can use
"yum shell" to do both transactions at the same time.

$> yum shell
>remove old-package
>install new-package