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Re: Recent update borks YUM



On 8/13/07, Will Woods <wwoods redhat com> wrote:
> On Sun, 2007-08-12 at 10:07 -0400, Joseph Sacco wrote:
> > On Sat, 2007-08-11 at 21:04 -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > > You need glibc-2.6.90-8.  If it broke yum, you may need to install it by
> > > hand with rpm.
> >
> > Thanks, Roland. Manual installation worked.
> >
> > I am always "surprised" when a daily update regimen leaves the system in
> > a strange state. One of the consequences of too many moving parts.
>
> Well, it's rawhide. You pay your nickel and you take your chances. But
> we should probably have a well-known rawhide status page that lists
> these sorts of problems (and their solutions)..
>
> -w

Rawhide breaking is how I learned Linux!  I began my Linux experience
in early Fedora running only rawhide.  When something broke I was
forced to search around and figure it out!  I'm now 100% Linux at my
house and will NEVER look back..

I for one am quite thankful for rawhide breaking!


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