nvr issues, yum distro-sync

Rahul Sundaram metherid at gmail.com
Thu May 27 23:43:09 UTC 2010

On 05/28/2010 05:11 AM, Matthew Miller wrote:
> 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!

That functionality is merged into yum in Rawhide.


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