Yum repos. what to do with .rpmnew files ?

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  1. Ocky

    Ocky Registered Member

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    When I am unable to get yum to do its job and there are errors, I fix all problems with

    yum clean all
    yum makecache
    yum update

    However I am left with these .rpmnew files :-

    rpmnew.png

    Question is what does one do with them ? As I understand it they are for users protection in so far as the original config files continue to be used and nothing is overwritten ? can i just leave them and if so I assume that the priorities set originally for the repos will be honored ?

    See also here:- http://www.linux.com/archive/feature/121476
     
    Last edited: Nov 27, 2010
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