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Re: yum Q (again)



On Sat, 2004-10-30 at 21:36, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings;
> 
> Yum version is 2.0.7, FC2 upgraded from RH8 machine.
> 
> 1. I thought I had killed the automatic yum invocation, but it
> apparently came back on for some reason and ran last night,
> which is puzzling.
> 
> 2. yum proceeded to update a bunch of stuffs last night sometime,
> stuff that included libxml2, but its apparently a fresh package as
> its dated yesterday in the cache.
> 
> 3. yum etc is still working, which after previous experience,
> plumb amazes me!
> 
> 4. Whats wrong with this exclude line in my yum.conf inserted
> below that would cause it to ignore my exclude of libxml2 stuffs?

The exclude line needs to be in the [main] section.

> -------------------
> [main]
> cachedir=/var/cache/yum
> debuglevel=2
> logfile=/var/log/yum.log
> pkgpolicy=newest
> distroverpkg=redhat-release
> tolerant=1
> exactarch=1
> obsoletes=1
> retries=20
> 
> [updates-released]
> name=Fedora Core $releasever - $basearch - Released Updates
> baseurl=http://mirror.linux.duke.edu/pub/fedora/linux/core/updates/$releasever/$basearch/
> exclude=kernel* kde* xorg* cups*  gimp-print* pango* gimp* gtk2* libxml2* libxslt*
> --------------
> 
> -- 
> Cheers, Gene
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