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Re: RFC: changing versioning of fedora-release in rawhide



On Tue, 20 Nov 2007 14:11:25 -0500
Bill Nottingham <notting redhat com> wrote:

> Jesse Keating (jkeating redhat com) said: 
> > > What I propose is that instead of changing the package version, we
> > > just change the release. Something like 'fedora-release-8-5.rawhide',
> > > or similar.
> > 
> > I somewhat question picking up packages from the previous release once
> > you've gotten to the point of your fedora-release package bumped,
> > especially from a bug reproducing pov, but....
> 
> yum upgrade
> 
> 'oops, got the broken gdm'
> 
> rpm -e --nodeps gdm
> 
> yum --disablerepo=development --enablerepo=fedora install gdm
> 
> ... fixed!

yum upgrade

'oops, got the broken gdm'

download the RPM for the older version

rpm -Uvh --oldpackage <oldversion>

... fixed!

josh


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