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Re: why i cannt only update pidgin through yum



On Fri, 2007-08-17 at 10:46 +0800, Ken YANG wrote:
> seth vidal wrote:
> > On Fri, 2007-08-17 at 10:29 +0800, Ken YANG wrote:
> >> seth vidal wrote:
> >>> On Fri, 2007-08-17 at 10:16 +0800, Ken YANG wrote:
> >>>> i found i can not update pidgin to 2.1 through yum,
> >>>> but there are not "pidgin exclude" in my yum conf file:
> >>>>
> >>>> exclude=kernel* python-virtinst* xen* xorg-x11-drv-nv
> >>>> xorg-x11-drv-nouveau libraw1394
> >>>>
> >>>> my current pidgin is:
> >>>>
> >>>> pidgin-2.0.0-0.34.beta7devel.fc7.i386
> >>>>
> >>>>
> >>>> i'm in f8 rawhide, and my laptop is in same condition,
> >>>> but that pidgin had updated to 2.1.
> >>>>
> >>>> can anyone give me some hints?
> >>> is there a specific error you're receiving?
> >> no error, i can update other things smoothly, e.g.
> >> i just update today rawhide, including:
> >>
> >> glibc-2.6.90-10.i686
> >> hardinfo-0.4.2.2-17.fc8.i386
> >> rpm-4.4.2.1-8.fc8.i386
> >> ......
> >>
> >>
> >> but in the update list, there are not pidgin, and i
> >> update only pidgin:
> >>
> >> yum update pidgin
> >>
> >> this still doesnt work, which told me "Could not find update match for
> >> pidgin"
> >>
> > 
> > that means there is no update for pidgin available in the repositories
> > or mirrors you are using.
> > 
> > try this: yum list updates pidgin
> 
> thanks for your guide, vidal
> 
> the output of "yum list updates pidgin":
> 
> -(:10:43:$)-> sudo yum list updates pidgin
> Loading "changelog" plugin
> Excluding Packages in global exclude list
> Finished
> 
> 
> i think there are update of pidgin, i found the version of
> pidgin in koji had been 2.1, and my laptop was also in F8
> rawhide, whose pidgin had been 2.1
> 

okay, well either the package is being excluded or the metadata in the
repos in the mirrors you're using does not have an update for pidgin.

-sv



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