Older Fedora updates

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at gmail.com
Sat Jul 19 10:03:43 UTC 2008

On Sat, 19 Jul 2008 14:56:34 +0800, Steve Underwood wrote:

> Hi all,
> The latest FC9 kernel headers update for i386 machines 
> ( is broken - the header files seem completely 
> scrambled, and nothing will compile on this machine any more. That's 
> annoying, but stuff like this happens from time to time. What is really 
> bothering me is I can't find the previous RPM to restore it. It seems 
> all the mirrors are aggressively deleting anything but the latest 
> revision, which might have something to do with their size and 
> frequency. :-)
> Is there some replace I can go to under circumstances like these, and 
> find a complete set of all the released updates?

The Fedora Updates System web pages point to koji, which
is the Fedora Build System: http://koji.fedoraproject.org/koji
Often it is very slow, however, and as such it's not suitable
for many users to search for and download packages there.

It's better to keep backups of /var/cache/yum!

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