[Yum-devel] new simple "protectyum" plugin

Florian Festi ffesti at redhat.com
Wed Jun 13 07:31:28 UTC 2007

Jeremy Katz wrote:
> On Tue, 2007-06-12 at 11:38 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
>> On Tue, Jun 12, 2007 at 11:30:52AM -0400, Jeremy Katz wrote:
>>>> Anyway, assuming that's a bug that will be fixed, is there anything else
>>>> other than openssh-server that might make sense to protect in general?
>>> FWIW, the protect list in pirut is
>>> remove_blacklist = ('yum', 'pirut', 'glibc', 'rpm-libs', 'rpm',
>>> 'kernel', 'kernel-xen', 'kernel-PAE')

FYI: Having a list of kernel package names has turned out being to error 
prone for us. We now do searches for provides:kernel. Although I see that 
might not be a proper solution for that case.

Florian Festi

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