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Re: dependency errors while upgrading from F10 to Rawhide (F11)



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Michael Schwendt schrieb:
> On Tue, 26 May 2009 11:17:29 +0200, Uwe wrote:
> 
>>> What set of repositories did you use when enabling updates-testing?
>>> In your quote I see lots of references to F10 updates-testing, but
>>> did you also enable F11 updates and F11 updates-testing?
>> I think, yum only enables updates-testing for F10 if I type
>>
>> [root alberta ~]# yum --disablerepo=*
>> - --enablerepo=rawhide,updates-testing update
>>
>> How to enable the other update channels?
> 
> With a Yum-based distribution upgrade, you typically perform an upgrade in
> two steps. First you update to the right "fedora-release" package, so
> variables like $releasever used in your *.repo files expand to '11'
> instead of '10'. Then you run a plain "yum update", which automatically
> chooses the Fedora 11 repos.

I know this procedure. Do we have the F11 repos yet? I don't think so,
because F11 is not GA.

> 
> Alternatively, you hardcode the baseurls of the repos you want to upgrade
> to.
> 
> [And as long as there is no F11 GA repo yet, you need to enable rawhide
> manually.]
> 
>>> [Upgrading from an up-to-date F10 to F11 Rawhide is bound to fail.
>>> Not only because of packaging bugs (F10 packages having a higher
>>> EVR than F11 packages), but also because there is a growing number
>>> of updates and test-updates for F11 already.]
>>>
>> Does it meen an upgrade fron an Up-to-date F10 to F11 GA will also fail?
> 
> With Yum? Yes.
> 
> The more packages in F11 Updates, the more likely you need them in order
> to replace your F10 Updates, which may be seen as newer than F11 GA. Same
> applies to Test Updates.
> 

That will be a brake a possible option from the past. :-(
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