Running yum-3.2.8 on CentOS 4.7 - part II.

Today I have looked again at yum 3.2.8 on Centos 4. I wanted everything to clean up, go back to unittests again. I have backported python-nose and started to clean up the source. Finally I had to make all yum tests python 2.3 compatible. Here is the result: [root@build-c4-i386 yum-3.2.8\]# make test .............................................................................................................................................................. ---------------------------------------------------------------------- Ran 158 tests in 0.889s OK As you can see, all tests have passed. And as usual packages are available within my testing repo. [Read More]

Running yum-3.2.8 on CentOS 4.7

Today I spent a few hours testing and backporting yum-3.2.8 from CentOS 5.2 to CentOS 4.7. It wasn’t so hard to backport. Most of the time I have spent on testing and searching. Code is patched to allow sets, which are supported in python 2.3 :o) and that’s almost all. Final rpms are available for testing here: http://fs12.vsb.cz/hrb33/el4/hrb/testing/i386/repoview/ http://fs12.vsb.cz/hrb33/el4/hrb/testing/x86_64/repoview/ [root@webmel4 ~]# yum update yum Loading "fastestmirror" plugin Loading "installonlyn" plugin Setting up Update Process Setting up repositories Loading mirror speeds from cached hostfile Reading repository metadata in from local files Reducing CentOS. [Read More]

Enable installonlyn on CentOS 4.x

Easy way to enable:

yum -y install yum-utils;
cp -p /usr/share/doc/yum-utils-0.5/plugins/installonlyn/installonlyn.conf /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/;
cp -p /usr/share/doc/yum-utils-0.5/plugins/installonlyn/installonlyn.py /usr/lib/yum-plugins/
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