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Re: Still have fc9 packages after upgrade to Fedora 10



On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 10:21 AM, Doctor Who <whodoctor gmail com> wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 28, 2008 at 1:02 PM, M A Young <m a young durham ac uk> wrote:
>> On Fri, 28 Nov 2008, Doctor Who wrote:
>>
>>> After upgrading to Fedora 10 final from one of the earlier RCs using
>>> preupgrade, I noticed after running 'rpm -qa | grep fc9 \ wc -l' that
>>> i have 366 fc9 packages still installed.  I've run yumex,
>>> 'yum-complete-transaction', and 'package-cleanup --cleandupes' but
>>> these packages are not updating.
>>>
>>> I only have Fedora 10 repos enabled.
>>>
>>> Any idea on why and how to get these packages updated?
>>
>> It is normal to have some packages with fc9 versions as part of Fedora 10
>> because some are distributed as part of Fedora 10, presumably because they
>> haven't been updated since the last Fedora 9 version. You can check for
>> packages that aren't available from your current set of repositories by
>> running
>> yum list extras
>>
>>        Michael Young
>>
>
> Thanks.  'yum list extras' is nowhere near as exhaustive.  It shows
> only 16 packages, nowhere near the 366 fc9 packages I have installed.
> These include lots of xorg packages, yumex, yum-updatesd, dillo,
> gnome-mount, etc.
>

Run `package-cleanup --orphans' to find packages no longer resident is
enabled repositories.


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