nvr issues, yum distro-sync

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu May 27 23:53:26 UTC 2010

On Thu, 2010-05-27 at 19:41 -0400, 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!

protect packages is no-more!

we've merged the functionality into core yum to keep people from
shooting themselves in the foot


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