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Re: Advice to swithc to xorg from XFree86-4.3.0-59



On Tue, 20 Jul 2004, Harry Putnam wrote:

> I'd like to finally make the switch from XFree to xorg at this late
> date.  Its starting to cause too many dependancy problems with updates
> or yum.  Like updating to newest mozilla, dependancy problems crop
> up.
> 
> I've gotten along for quite some time with `rpm [Ui]vh --nodeps' on
> some updates I thought would work like that, but need to get this
> cleaned up.  The trouble is I don't want to go the clean install
> route.

you should do 'yum upgrade' - and it should take
care of obsoletes XFree86 -> xorg etc..

If there are more dependency problems - remove packages (with yum
remove) that are causing the conflicts - and try 'yum upgrade' again

Satish



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