Summary - Broken dependencies in Fedora 7 + Test Updates - 2007-09-04

Michael Schwendt mschwendt.tmp0701.nospam at
Wed Sep 5 14:10:30 UTC 2007

On Wed, 05 Sep 2007 07:40:52 -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:

> Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > You cannot remove old multi-lib packages from the repos (unless
> > rel-eng supports doing that on request). You can only upgrade packages
> > with proper dependencies.
> > 
> > Most likely the koffice-1.6.3-9.fc7 update you mention upgrades the
> > koffice-core NEVR to 1.6.3-9.fc7, and no updates for the three i386
> > packages or the new koffice-core have been copied into the x86_64.
> Once a (sub)package is pulled into multilib, it stays forever?  eww.
> -- Rex

Yes, "eww" for ping-pong updates. This week we release firefox.i386 for
x86_64, next week we take it away again.

You'd like packages in the [fedora-updates] repository delete packages
in the [fedora] repository? And the user must clean up the already
installed i386 orphans?

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