On Mon, 8 Jul 2019 at 18:08, Leon Fauster via CentOS <centos at centos.org> wrote: > I am building a new workstation based on EL8 now. As someone else here > mentioned, the raw EL8 distribution > is unusable as a workstation. Therefore I am building lot of additional > packages. Today I came across a problem > with a custom package with an Epoch version, that kills the yum/dnf update > process (it tries to find a "best" > package etc.). My actually question; is the RPM Epoch stanza obsolete now > (for EL8)? I remember that they also > started to delete Groups categories ... > > Epoch still exists and is used.. but is now not the top dog in all transactions. What exactly is the package and what is it trying to 'replace'? When I have run into this.. it is usually a modular package which is installed or available and dnf/yum says 'cant replace X with Y' > -- > LF > > _______________________________________________ > CentOS mailing list > CentOS at centos.org > https://lists.centos.org/mailman/listinfo/centos > -- Stephen J Smoogen.