up2date showing wrong updates

James Kosin jkosin at beta.intcomgrp.com
Thu Oct 28 13:19:40 UTC 2004


Ryan McDougall wrote:

>Alright, thanx. It seems like it has been at least a week since these
>update have been showing up, but I must admit we probably messed up
>somewhere. I didn't give you the complete story.
>
>We were looking into YUM to do updates, well it was taking forever and
>it would eventually end up choking on different things. Well I put in
>a new yum.conf (after a little googling) and did an update that way...
>So after that I foud out that my boss wants to use only "official
>mirrors" and she doesn't really like yum anyway. So I read the FAQ at
>fedora.redhat.com and updated my yum.conf AND my rhn source list with
>official mirrors. Well now this perl-xml thing keeps popping up. Oh
>well I guess.
>
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>On Wed, 27 Oct 2004 16:06:40 -0400, James Kosin
><jkosin at beta.intcomgrp.com> wrote:
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>>James Kosin wrote:
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>>>All the mirrors haven't synced up with the servers yet.  Either try
>>>again or wait a day or two.  Not everyone gets updated at the same
>>>time.  They try to post notices about updates usually after a few days
>>>just to alert everyone and hopefully after all the mirrors have had
>>>time to sync up.
>>>
>>>Thanks,
>>>James Kosin
>>>
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>>>
>>Oh... I hate it when I think of something afterwards.  One other thing,
>>if you have multiple repositories listed in the up2date file, If they
>>contain the same updates, the icon seems to count them as separate
>>updates even though they are the same update just listed on two
>>different mirrors.  I'm not sure if FC2 is the same.  But, FC1 does that.
>>
>>James
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Try doing a "yum clean all"
That should clean up the yum temporary area and I'll find out more about 
the perl-xml thing.

Lets see if we can figure this simple thing out.
James Kosin




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