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Re: Yet More Yum Woe



On Thu, 01 Jan 2009 10:22:21 -0800, Kam Leo wrote:
	[...]
> Before you manually remove any of the packages listed run "yum upgrade"
> again. 

	Sic?? Do you really mean upGRADE?? unless I'm very deeply 
mistaken, I have not used that, ever, on any machine. (I've done a lot of 
upgrading, but always with media, under anaconda on the media.)

	Or is it a typo for "yum update," as I'm guessing?

> "package-cleanup --orphans" is really a dumb utility. It only
> tells you that the package is no longer in a active repository. The
> listed package(s) may have been obsoleted due to a pending update.
>  Packages listed may also include those you installed from outside of
> the repository system, e.g. Opera,  Adobe Flashplayer or other third
> party rpm package.

	OK; and after the yum command above (whichever), start doing "yum 
remove" against individual items other than Opera, etc??

-- 
Beartooth Staffwright, PhD, Neo-Redneck Linux Convert
Remember I know precious little of what I am talking about.


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