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Re: upgrading f11 -> rawhide: verifying the general technique for debugging



On Mon, 9 Nov 2009, Seth Vidal wrote:

>
>
> On Mon, 9 Nov 2009, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>
> > On Mon, 9 Nov 2009, Adam Williamson wrote:
> >
> > > On Mon, 2009-11-09 at 14:24 -0500, Seth Vidal wrote:
> > >
> > > > I would interpret it as impossible to decipher w/o the complete
> > > > output. Please file a bug about it and include the entire output -
> > > > don't snip anything out.
> > >
> > > I think it's just that only trying to upgrade udev - as he's doing -
> > > doesn't cause a newer bluez to be pulled in. I don't see why it
> > > should, it doesn't make any sense for udev to have a dependency on
> > > bluez. I don't think we exactly support 'yum upgrade
> > > $SOME_REALLY_IMPORTANT_PACKAGE' from a Rawhide repo when you're
> > > running a stable release. Even less so than we support 'yum
> > > upgrade'.
> >
> >  i'm tempted to agree, except that the error clearly shows that
> > the new udev conflicts with an existing bluez file, so obviously
> > there's *some* kind of inter-relationship there that doesn't seem
> > to exist with the *newer* bluez packages.
> >
> >  in any event, i just did
> >
> >  # yum upgrade bluez\*
> >
> > and that did the trick -- i'm now in the midst of a 300+ package
> > upgrade.  but i BZed this anyway:
> >
> >  https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=533925
> >
> > someone else can decide if, somehow, udev and bluez need to learn how
> > to play nice.
>
> the problem is this.
>
> we can't tell if there is a file conflict until AFTER the dep
> resolution is done and the pkgs are downloaded. This is b/c we don't
> have the checksums of all the files in the metadata. And I'd bet we
> don't want it, either. It'd make everything even more hugerrific.
>
> -sv

  ok, fair enough, you can close that BZ report if you want.  then
i'll see if upgrading/installing 335 packages all at once really
works. :-)

rday
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