nvr issues, yum distro-sync

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Thu May 27 23:41:15 UTC 2010

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 09:35:18PM +0100, Jonathan Underwood wrote:
> Yes - this is rather important, because our user facing docs (on the
> wiki) for preupgrade recommend removing all packages identified with
> package-cleanup --orphans. A naive user could literally wipe out their
> system by blindly doing that. That's my main concern - we should not
> be leaving landmines for users.

Oooh, ooh! (*Raises hand, jumps in chair*.) yum-protect-packages plugin!

Matthew Miller <mattdm at mattdm.org>
Senior Systems Architect -- Instructional & Research Computing Services
Harvard School of Engineering & Applied Sciences

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