FC3 -> FC4 Upgrade? (was Re: reducing distribution CD count)

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Feb 25 15:08:45 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 08:53 -0600, Chris Adams wrote:
> Once upon a time, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 at infradead.org> said:
> > If it's built against
> > versions of shared libraries which are no longer present, then I believe
> > the installer will have removed the old version of those libraries and
> > will have left the package in question broken.
> Do you have evidence to back that up?  Does anaconda somehow disable the
> normal dependency checking?  Normally, rpm would refuse to remove a
> library that is still required by another installed RPM.

anaconda does disable normal dep checking if it can't resolve something,
that's true - however, it doesn't remove stuff.


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