Yum question

I need to run a yum update, but I don't want to update everything.  There is one package I don't want to update.  Everything else I do.  How can I run the yum update command and skip that one program?  Thanks!
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you will have to use exclude command with yum

like this

yum update --exclude=gnome-panel --exclude=evolution*
check this one here


suppose if you want to update everything excpet kernel then type as folllows

yum --exclude=kernel* update

if you want to exclude php

yum --exclude=php* update

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