Re: yum update doesn't!

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On Wed, 29 Dec 2004 12:53:34 -0500, [email protected]
<[email protected]> wrote:
> Quoting Dave <[email protected]>:
> 
> > Newest problem ... since several have suggested updating my system
> > would solve
> > some issues, I tried it. "yum update" goes through, identifies all
> > the
> > packages that need updating (I assume--I didn't go through and
> > manually
> > verify), downloads all the packages (verified they're
> > in /var/cache/yum/updates-released/packages), and then happily exits.
> > But did
> > it update anything? Nope. "yum check-updates" still lists everything
> > that
> > needed updating.
> >
> > Am I supposed to manually go into the directory and run "rpm -Uvh *"?
> > I
> > thought yum was supposed to handle all that?
> >
> 
> Interesting.  I would tend to clear out the
> /var/cache/yum/updates-released area and try just updating yum itself
> first.  I beleive this can be done by executing "yum update yum".  Who
> knows... maybe yum needs an update to work?
> 
> Good luck!
> 
> MWood
> 

It's a bug in yum.  I've had this happen many times to me.  Yum goes
off to check dependencies and then exits.  Just run 'yum update' again
and everything will install.

-- Kam Leo


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