How do i protect a package from being removed by yum?
vaquitasos last edited by
$ cd /etc/yum/protected.d
Create a config file for the package. Put the names of the package(s) in the file.
$ vi cowsay.conf
In this case just:
The output from yum when you try to remove the package.
$ sudo yum erase cowsay Loaded plugins: fastestmirror, langpacks Resolving Dependencies --> Running transaction check ---> Package cowsay.noarch 0:3.04-4.el7 will be erased --> Finished Dependency Resolution Error: Trying to remove "cowsay", which is protected
Good for hardening operating systems using yum or prevent accidentally removal of packages.
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