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Re: yum update



On Wed, 2007-08-01 at 16:14 -0700, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> > ----- Original Message ----
> > From: Karl Larsen <k5di zianet com>
> > To: For users of Fedora Core releases <fedora-list redhat com>
> > Sent: Wednesday, August 1, 2007 5:43:54 PM
> > Subject: yum update
> > 
> >     The yum update is a problem now. I let it go to the point where it does 
> > what it says it will and I said no! Most of what it wants to do is fine. 
> > But it wants to erase my current kernel and install 41 again. I have 
> > been through this already today!
> > 
> >     How can I get the other updates but not the kernel?
> > 
> > -- 
> > 
> >     Karl F. Larsen, AKA K5DI
> >     Linux User
> >     #450462   http://counter.li.org.
> > 
> > -- 
> 
> Use the --exclude=[package] option like
> # yum update --exclude=kernel* 
The above will not work since the * will be expanded by the shell not
yum. You need quotes around the argument of --exclude as in:

yum update --exclude="kernel*"
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