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Locking package versions and stop from updating

asked 2014-05-29 19:11:08 +0000

mapatel gravatar image

updated 2014-05-29 19:58:42 +0000

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Is there a way to lock packages versions on Fedora20 and stop them from updating?

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answered 2014-05-30 04:34:13 +0000

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updated 2014-06-07 01:03:42 +0000

Yes. Essentially you need to install the yum-plugin-versionlock package and edit the file /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/versionlock.conf adding the text: enabled = 1

Then you can add the packages you don't want updated to /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/versionlock.list each on its own line.

There is more in the docs .

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@Woland: The list of packages that shouldn't be updated has to be added to /etc/yum/pluginconf.d/versionlock.list

anishjp ( 2014-06-05 07:41:30 +0000 )edit

@anishjp Thanks for catching that. Edited the answer.

Woland ( 2014-06-07 01:05:04 +0000 )edit

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