Yum disaster! DELETED mysql!
temlakos at gmail.com
Tue Nov 8 17:10:31 UTC 2005
Kenneth Porter wrote:
> --On Monday, November 07, 2005 2:27 PM -0600 Thomas Cameron
> <thomas.cameron at camerontech.com> wrote:
>> Very possibly. The thing is, if Amarok uses MySQL, I am betting big
>> that according to the FC distro comps.xml file, Amarok uses MySQL 3.x.
>> When you updated, yum just did its best to get you up to date according
>> the comps.xml file.
> Does yum downgrade packages? I've installed RPMs with a higher version
> than what's available from my configured repos (typically packages I've
> built myself), and haven't seen yum try to replace them with down-level
> I'm suspecting that there's something fishy about the version
> information in the installed package that caused yum to think the repo
> package was a higher version. Was it installed from tarball, bypassing
> RPM, perhaps?
Yum doesn't downgrade packages.
But Smart does, if that's required to preserve a relationship or to fix
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