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Re: NM key hassle



On Tue, 10 Mar 2009 14:52:04 -0430, Patrick O'Callaghan wrote:

> On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 18:17 +0000, Beartooth wrote:

> 	Working fine now -- but I have a Very Dumb Yum Question : why is
>> it that the "all" in "yum clean all" does not include metadata?
> 
> It does, according to the man page. If it doesn't you should report it.

	Well, you tell me : the instruction said : 

do
yum clean metadata
yum -y update

and I departed from that in two ways. I did "yum clean all" followed by 
plain "yum update" without the -y.

	It failed on all machines.

	I went back and did "yum clean metadata" as instructed.

	Then either plain "yum update" (on machines where I had already 
either removed NM or used the exclude formula), or things like "yum 
install krb5-auth-dialog" and "yum install NetworkManager-gnome" 
succeeded, whereupon "yum update" again either got something and 
succeeded, or else reported it had nothing to do.

	Is that close enoough to copy into a bug report, or was it some 
fault of mine?

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


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