[CentOS] yum update info output

Tue Nov 7 14:16:55 UTC 2017
Johnny Hughes <johnny at centos.org>

On 11/06/2017 01:01 PM, Thomas Roth wrote:
> Hi all,
> when I check for updates with yum, it gives me a list of packages, with
> some additional info, e.g.
>  --> systemd-sysv-219-42.el7_4.1.x86_64 from @updates removed (updateinfo)
>  --> systemd-sysv-219-42.el7_4.4.x86_64 from updates removed (updateinfo)
> yum info will tell me that I have 4.1 of this package installed, and
> that 4.4 is available - from the repo updates.
> What is the meaning of the "@" - it marks the older package?

@updates means currently installed.  updates without @ means available
to be installed.

> And why are all packages always "removed"?

The first one would be removed because the .4 package SHOULD be
installed.  Does the list of updated packages also include

> It would seem that both mentioned packages are still available...

Yes, both are available.

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