Problem With yum update
dgboles at gmail.com
Fri Jun 15 01:36:28 UTC 2007
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Wolfgang S. Rupprecht wrote:
> Boris Glawe <public at boris-glawe.de> writes:
>> You can exclude the kernel upgrade, in order to at least update the
>> rest of the packages.
>> yum -y --exclude="kernel*" update
> This strikes me as a bug in yum. I don't understand why it just
> doesn't upgrade the rest of the rpm's that have no dependency
> problems. Perhaps someone should put in a bugzilla on this.
> I've got one remote system that stopped yum updating months ago over
> some insignificant program having a dependency problem on some other
> insignificant library. Ideally I'd like to see the security fixes
> continue to be applied even if some silly gui and a set of libs it
> depends on can't be upgraded.
There is a yum plugin for that yum-skip-broken. Try it. It works
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