[Yum-devel] some outstanding bugs to think about for devel

Leslie Satenstein lsatenstein at yahoo.com
Thu May 11 00:29:44 UTC 2006

Please think about this problem that I have had twice. Once I solved it
by a complete reinstall of the system, the second time by some luck.

YUM is as critical to updates as a /boot partition and a backout kernel
version is to booting.

When the system crashes, we have a recovery cd.  But when YUM crashes,
and it has, for whatever reason, we need a recovery version of yum to be
installable. This recovery version would restore yum to an earlier
version, and hopefully with that, we will be home free.  

versionlock  failed on my system because there was no file called
versionlock.list.   Doing a touch using the error message, identifying
the file solved the problem. Oftentimes however, the error message is

So please note that versionlock plugin fails if the listfile is missing.

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