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Re: How do I tell RedHat that I have deleted packages and don't want YUM to put them back



Hi Rob,

Give this a shot:

http://www.cyberciti.biz/faq/rhel-fedora-centos-linux-yum-disable-certain-packages-from-being-installed/



On Fri, May 4, 2012 at 5:05 PM, Rob Tanner <rtanner linfield edu> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> I'm running a web server Enterprise 5.x and it had the distro version
> (5.1.6) of PHP which, unfortunately, is too old a version for WordPress
> which requires at least PHP 5.2.x and so I built that from source.  The
> problem I have is when I run updates since the update process will replace
> the libphp5.so Apache module which, in turn, breaks WordPress.  My solution
> was to erase the distro PHP packages and what I want to make sure is that
> yum doesn't put them back the next time RedHat updates one of them.
>
> So, is the fact that they're erased sufficient in itself or do I need to
> run some other program update the machines profile at RedHat?
>
> Thanks,
>
> Rob Tanner
> Linfield College
>
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