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

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Feb 25 16:25:30 UTC 2005

> In the past, packages were removed because they were no longer
> functional, not widely used, etc.  They weren't just pushed to another
> location, they were dropped altogether.
> What we are seeing now is a large scale dumping of packages with the
> excuse that they can go to Extras.  However, since Extras isn't
> available at install, ISOs are not available for download, and anaconda
> can't handle dependencies, currently running software can be broken by
> upgrades.

anaconda can so handle dependencies
it just doesn't currently have a way to talk to those repositories that
have the dependencies.


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