[Yum] Excluding packages

Jeff Sheltren sheltren at cs.ucsb.edu
Wed Jan 21 16:09:29 UTC 2004

And you can use the 'exclude' variable in the /etc/yum.conf file, ie:


to exclude the kernel package.


On Wed, 2004-01-21 at 08:08, Garrick Staples wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 21, 2004 at 07:53:02AM -0800, Paul Lankow alleged:
> > I left Red Hat after version 8 for Debian becauses I hated RPM hell.
> > How happy I was to get introduced to YUM. Fedora is doing a good job
> > for me.
> > 
> > I use LPR instead of CUPS since it works better with my older
> > printers. Any time I do an "upgrade", YUM wants to replace LPR with
> > CUPS. Is there a config or command line argument to ask YUM to
> > ignore CUPS?
> How often are you doing an "upgrade"?  Perhaps you want to be doing an "update"
> instead?

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