Running yum update or install shows packages installed successfully but the packages are not there.

Solution Unverified - Updated -

Issue

  • Why would packages appear to install correctly but silently fail?
  • Installed yum updates, and they show installed in transcript, but if check yum check-update, packages still shows available.

Environment

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7
  • yum

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