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Re: When will Fedora work again?



On Tue, 2009-03-10 at 19:17 +0100, Antonio M wrote:

> > Actually, some support for this was written into RPM in 4.6, and then
> > taken out in 4.7. :) Mostly because no-one really used it, contributory
> > factor being that it did have bugs related to the above.
> >
> > Mandriva implemented some support into urpmi, with the same result - it
> > did, more or less, actually work, but had bugs and very few people
> > actually used it (may have been a communication issue).
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> I revert back using --oldpackage option in rpm. Of course it can help
> in case that you have few modifications and you have taken note of any
> particular package installed during upgrade in case you have to remove
> during downgrade...In the particular case of X server upgrade, it
> means about 12 packages to be ready to be downgraded.Not very
> difficult....

That doesn't really revert to the previous state, though. It'll do
something functionally similar in most cases, but it's not always the
same.
-- 
Adam Williamson
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