nvr issues, yum distro-sync

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Fri May 28 14:24:58 UTC 2010

On Fri, 2010-05-28 at 05:30 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 05/28/2010 05:23 AM, seth vidal wrote:
> > protect packages is no-more!
> >
> > we've merged the functionality into core yum to keep people from
> > shooting themselves in the foot
> >   
> There is something misleading about what it does.  yum remove yum in
> Rawhide tells
> "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.

file it and we'll get it changed to be a more helpful msg.


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