old rpms after upgrade
Peter J. Stieber
developer at toyon.com
Tue Jan 29 01:21:42 UTC 2008
PS>> Why does this happen?
BW = Bruno Wolff III
BW> One reason is because of missing 'obsoletes' definitions.
PS>> What should I do about it?
BW> package-cleanup --orphans
BW> (from yum-utils) will tell you about rpm packages
BW> that are installed that aren't in any of your
BW> current repositories. Unless these are packages
BW> you have added manually, you probably want to
BW> remove them.
BW> package-cleanup --help
BW> will tell you other things that it does. It is a
BW> very handy program to have when a yum upgrade goes
That was very helpful.
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