nvr issues, yum distro-sync

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Fri May 28 00:07:06 UTC 2010

On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 05:30:03AM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> "Error: Trying to remove "yum" which is protected
>   You could try using --skip-broken to work around the problem
>   You could try running : rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest"
> Neither suggestions are applicable here.  The protect packages plugin
> suggested using a override switch if the user is sure and that seems
> more appropriate.

I strongly believe that the switch should be "--shoot-myself-in-the-foot".

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

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