Re: "persistent" RPMs

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Hauke, thank you for the suggestion. I've decided to go with excludes in the conf file for now but I might end up using this plugin in the future depending on what happens.

Yuri

Hauke Kreft wrote:
Hi,

On Ubuntu, you can tell apt to simply 'hold' a package and it will just do that. Does anybody know of anything similar on RedHat?

there is a yum plugin for this purpose.

have a look:

Name       : yum-versionlock
Arch       : noarch
Version    : 1.1.16
Release    : 13.el5
Size       : 15 k
Repo       : rhel-i386-client-5
Summary    : Yum plugin to lock specified packages from being updated
License    : GPLv2+
Description: This plugin takes a set of name/versions for packages and
excludes all other versions of those packages (including optionally
following obsoletes). This allows you to protect packages from being
updated by newer versions, for example.

Best,
Hauke
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