CentOS perl issues

Lance Haig lhaig at haigmail.com
Wed Apr 7 15:28:50 IST 2010

This is one of the key reason I love this list.

Thanks for all the informed help and suggestions


On 07/04/2010 06:07, Iulian L Dragomir wrote:
> For one time occurrence use
> yum --exclude=package* update
> In your case if you want to exclude only those 6 packages :
> yum --exclude=perl-bignum --exclude=perl-File-Temp
> --exclude=perl-Math-BigRat --exclude=perl-Sys-Syslog
> --exclude=perl-Test-Harness --exclude=perl-Test-Simple update
> This 6 packages are for now the only packages that have older versions
> in mailscanner installation comparing to the rpmforge repo. In the
> future this list will not remain constant.
> If you want to exclude all perl packages  use for one time update
> yum --exclude=perl* update
> If you need a more permanent solution use Craig's solution or look in
> to yum-protect-packages plug-in or use a more drastic solution
> (Michael's solution will disable rpmforge all together ) Other
> solutions are documented in the archive.
> Fore MailScanner updates use "./install.sh reinstall".  More info on
> this subject here
> http://lists.mailscanner.info/pipermail/mailscanner/2009-April/090861.html
> Iulian L.D.

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