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

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Fri Feb 25 18:19:05 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-02-25 at 11:56 -0500, Eric Warnke wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Feb 2005, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > No one is ignoring the problem... packages have been dropped in
> > previous releases even way back in rhl... when there was no Extras. If
> > all the java stuff was ready for fc1 or fc2 or rhl9.. we have the same
> > problem... with the same solution. If anything the fact that there is
> I think everyone wants the same things, to make sure FC4 does not turn 
> into an end user nightmare.  Personally my vote would be for 5 cd's until 
> a true fix can be applied rather than a last minute pulling of packages. 
> But seeing as that may not be happening.

That's been true forever if you EVER installed a former release  and
 1. had ANY package removed which you used (lprng anyone?)
 2. ever installed something from fedora.us, freshrpms, dagrpms, atrpms,
etc etc etc

b/c those deps wouldn't be accounted for in the installer.

This isn't new.


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