[Yum] dependency problems with yum-priorities on CentOS 5.5

Nick oinksocket at letterboxes.org
Tue Aug 24 08:35:14 UTC 2010

On 24/08/10 04:46, Ian Mortimer wrote:
> On our network, I install the rpmforge repo but disable it by default
> and give it a high priority number.   I enable it only if I need to
> install a package not available from EL/CentOS or Epel.  

Thanks. I was going to ask, "but how do you know when there are security updates
for these packages?"

> That hasn't caused any problems so far except that 'yum check-update',
> with rpmforge enabled, reports updates available from rpmforge even
> though 'yum update' wouldn't install them because of the priority
> protection.

...but presumably that is why check-update reports updates despite the priority.


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