[Yum] 'yum update yum' moves away current copy of installonlyn.conf but no replacement

Gerry Reno greno at verizon.net
Thu Apr 2 19:25:06 UTC 2009

Seth Vidal wrote:
> On Thu, 2 Apr 2009, Gerry Reno wrote:
>> I noticed on one F7 machine (yes I know its EOL) today that a yum 
>> update brought in a new yum and it proceeded to save the current 
>> installonlyn.conf as a .rpmsave. So the spec file just have just 
>> %config instead of %config noreplace in it.
>> I just thought I would mention this in case it was a problem in later 
>> versions.
> The new yum obsoletes the installonlyn plugin.
> So it is removing the yum-installonlyn plugin and rpm is behaving 
> correctly in leaving a file.rpmsave for the config file.
> -sv
Ok, I didn't know that. So how can you keep more than X number of 
kernels if you want? Or can we put 'tokeep' in yum.conf?


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