"What is the Fedora Project?"
Paul W. Frields
stickster at gmail.com
Thu Oct 22 03:55:48 UTC 2009
On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 10:37:25PM -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 23:08:55 -0400,
> "Paul W. Frields" <stickster at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Isn't that what RPM deps already do?
> I'll test it out. I thought that dependencies got updated, but it might be
> that I was just seeing cases where the minimums were upped. I'll test it
> out and see how it really works. Usually the only time where I am trying
> to update only some stuff is when doing yum upgrades and working around
> issues by trying to update only some stuff. But that is the case where
> minimums for packages in the new release are likely to require dependencies
> from the new release.
I think the cardinal rule we'd document for people updating is, "Run
'yum update foo' to get the latest foo, and be prepared to get a lot
of other stuff in some cases. Don't fight it, fighting makes it
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