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Re: f10 marked packages (was: Volume applet for gnome?)

On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 1:28 PM, Kåre Fiedler Christiansen
<fedora kaarefc dk> wrote:
> On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 21:16, Reid Rivenburgh <reidr pobox com> wrote:
> <snip>
>> Is it possible that some of my pre-upgrade rpms (when I was using
>> F10's updates-testing, not rawhide) were newer versions than the F11
>> ones, and therefore they didn't get upgraded?  That's what these
>> versions seem to suggest.  I guess I can force install the F11
>> versions now and get things in order?
> There's an updates-testing-repository for Fedora 11 as well. You can
> find the same version of qt-mysql in that repository.
> See e.g. http://mirrors.kernel.org/fedora/updates/testing/11/x86_64/
> If you have upgraded F10 with updates-testing enabled, you should
> probably enable updates-testing on your F11 installation as well. I
> guess it could be considered a preupgrade/anaconda bug that it isn't
> done so by default?
> (Non-critical updates now end up in the "updates" repository for
> Fedora 11, rather than getting pushed to rawhide - and before that
> updates-testing)

I see.  I also just realized that I don't have rawhide enabled.  For
some reason, I thought it would be, and that having rawhide enabled
was a good thing until the post-release update that moves me from
rawhide back to non-rawhide F11 (if I understand that process

In any case, enabling rawhide didn't give me any new packages, as you
suggest.  I assumed rawhide was always at least as new (in terms of
version number) as update-testing, and similarly for updates-testing
for updates.  I guess that's not necessarily true around release time.
 I enabled updates-testing, and I do have lots of updates available
now.  So I guess I do want both updates-testing and rawhide enabled?

Thanks for all of the help.  I hope this hasn't been hashed out lots
of times already.  I just re-joined the testing list when I upgraded.


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