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Bug 158148

Summary: exclude doesn't
Product: [Fedora] Fedora Reporter: Gregory Maxwell <gmaxwell>
Component: yumAssignee: Jeremy Katz <katzj>
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Description Gregory Maxwell 2005-05-19 05:17:28 UTC
Description of problem:

Yum is configured to exclude kernel updates and several other RPMS on some of my
FC3 systems because I am using LVM on DMCrypt and require a custom ramdisk to
boot.  Yum upgrade of the kernel without supervision makes my systems unbootable.

The exclusion normally works, but if another package appears in updates that I
am not excluding which contains a claimed dependency on a newer kernel, the
kernel gets picked up to satisfy the dependency. 

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):


How reproducible:

It happens every time something depends on a newer kernel.

Steps to Reproduce:
1.set yum to exclude=kernel* regular updates until something depends on a newer kernel.
3.recieve new kernel inspite of configuration 
Actual results:

New kernel is installed

Expected results:

New kernel is not installed, or possibly yum update fails due to dependencies
that can not be met.

Additional info:

# PUT YOUR REPOS HERE OR IN separate files named file.repo
# in /etc/yum.repos.d

I would be glad to perform whatever tests are needed.

Comment 1 Seth Vidal 2005-05-19 05:20:38 UTC
You cannot have multiple exclude lines in a single section.

they overwrite each other, they do not append.

the above should be written as:
exclude=kernel* mkinitrd* initscripts* cryptsetup*