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Re: old rpms after upgrade



PS>> Why does this happen?

BW = Bruno Wolff III
BW> One reason is because of missing 'obsoletes' definitions.

PS>> What should I do about it?

BW> package-cleanup --orphans
BW> (from yum-utils) will tell you about rpm packages
BW> that are installed that aren't in any of your
BW> current repositories. Unless these are packages
BW> you have added manually, you probably want to
BW> remove them.
BW> package-cleanup --help
BW> will tell you other things that it does. It is a
BW> very handy program to have when a yum upgrade goes
BW> awry.

Thanks Bruno,

That was very helpful.

Pete


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