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Re: Prevent packages from switching from repo to repo



Benjy Grogan <benjy.grogan <at> gmail.com> writes:
> Is there a way of preventing a package from updating to a more recent
> package from another repo?  I have several repos enabled, and I
> noticed today that one package was set to be updated to one from
> another repo.  So package foo from Fedora Extras was going to be
> updated to a new release ( minor/major version the same though) from
> Livna.  Seems like that's almost always unwanted behaviour.  Is there
> a way of avoiding these situations with yum, and then in turn possibly
> with Pup?

If you mean comical, that one is permanently moving to Livna (getting dropped 
from Extras) because of licensing issues with the included RAR decompression 
code. See:
https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=190278

        Kevin Kofler


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