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

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Feb 25 16:11:28 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 16:03 +0000, David Woodhouse wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 17:59 +0200, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> >What Seth means by anaconda not removing stuff is that in your example, 
> >assuming that acroread was installed as an rpm, anaconda wouldn't remove
> >acroread because it's dependencies couldn't be matched, it just leaves
> >the package with it's broken dependencies alone. 
> Right. Anaconda doesn't actually remove the out-of-Core package itself
> -- nobody suggested that it does. But it still doesn't actually _work_
> if the libraries on which it depends have been removed.

so you're really only dealing with obsoletes.

oh and anaconda has no way of dealing with closed source binaries really
anyway - on any version of anaconda, ever.

and since things have been removed from rhl and fc in the past - your
argument is just a straw man.

> Btw, http://angryflower.com/itsits.gif :)

BTW,. you're being a dick.


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