any life-threatening danger in upgrading my f11 box to rawhide?

Robert P. J. Day rpjday at
Mon Nov 9 08:20:27 UTC 2009

On Sun, 8 Nov 2009, Bruno Wolff III wrote:

> On Sun, Nov 08, 2009 at 19:34:32 -0500,
>   "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday at> wrote:
> >
> >   as a single example, my attempt to upgrade produced:
> >
> >   --> Missing Dependency: is needed by package
> > tigervnc-server-1.0.0-2.fc11.x86_64 (installed)
> >
> >   if i read the situation correctly, openssl would be upgraded but
> > there *is* no newer version of tigervnc-server in rawhide, so the
> > current version would remain, with its dependency on the older (and
> > about to be replaced) version of openssl.  hence, the dependency
> > failure.  is that an accurate description of what is happening here?
> >
> > rday
> >
> > p.s. in fact, there is no package named "tigervnc-server" in f12 at
> > all, just tigervnc.
> How are you checking? tigervnc-server-1.0.0-1.fc12.i686 is installed on
> my machine.

  i downloaded the f12 beta RC3 ISO image and, mounting it, i can peek
into the Packages/ directory, where i see only tigervnc.  is that not
an accurate way of knowing what packages come with f12?  if it's not
on the DVD itself, from where did you get it?


Robert P. J. Day                               Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA

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