[ale] CentOS versions increase but package versions kept the same?

Brian Pitts brian at polibyte.com
Thu Aug 19 17:59:47 EDT 2010

On 08/19/2010 04:50 PM, Michael B. Trausch wrote:
> If that's not an issue for you, then the only thing left is to figure
> out if there is some sort of hold/pinning system.  I can't seem to find
> any information on that in the Fedora RPM Guide searching through it for
> the words "hold" or "pin"... it is possible that you need to look at
> whatever it is that sits on top of RPM, as that might not be
> functionality that the core package management utility has itself; as I
> understand it, implementations using RPM on modern systems actually have
> multiple levels of package management, with the actual RPM software
> being the lowest tier.  I don't know enough about the system as a whole
> to figure out how to do useful things with it...

The closest I know is

I use this to prefer packages my private repository over all other
repositories regardless of the package versions. This only works well if
you're repackaging things without many reverse dependencies.

All the best,
Brian Pitts

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