[Yum] Yum update conflicts

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Wed Sep 8 22:18:14 UTC 2004

On Wed, 2004-09-08 at 17:27, Christian Cryder wrote:
> Hi, I am using Fedora Core2, kernel-2.6.8-1.521.
> Today I did a "yum check-update" and then a "yum update". I got the 
> following error message:
>      conflict between xorg-x11-font-utils xorg-x11-base-fonts
> Can someone offer some indication of what I need to to do to resolve 
> this? I did find an obscure reference to something about this (I think) 
> here:
>      http://fedora.linux.duke.edu/fedorapeople/
> (Look down in the xorg-x11- section, comments by Mike Harris 
> dated Aug 31, 2004).
> I guess what I'm asking for is more information on how to proceed when 
> yum encounters a conflict.

you should  ask this on the fedora-devel-list - not on yum-lsit.

yum --obsoletes update

will fix it, though, using yum 2.1.3


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