From: Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <domi...@greysector.net>
Reply-to: Development discussions related to Fedora
Subject: Re: failure of f24 to f25 upgrade
Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 21:54:13 +0100
On Thursday, 01 December 2016 at 21:40, Howard Howell wrote:
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Josh Stone <jist...@redhat.com>
> To: hlhow...@pacbell.net, Development discussions related to Fedora
> v...@lists.fedoraproject.org>, Adam Williamson <adamwill@fedoraproject
> Subject: Re: failure of f24 to f25 upgrade
> Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2016 12:37:04 -0800
> > On 12/01/2016 12:26 PM, Howard Howell wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > Now it gets really weird...
> > > # rpm -q --provides google-earth
> > > package google-earth is not installed
> > Should be google-earth-stable, no?
> > *********************
> Different results:
> rpm -q --provides google-earth-stable
> google-earth = 18.104.22.16806
> google-earth-stable = 22.214.171.12406-0
> google-earth-stable(x86-64) = 126.96.36.19906-0
> But not the one with the issue???
Yes, because dnf complains about issues with the updated
google-earth-stable package, not the current one.
Try `rpm -e google-earth-stable'.
PS. Your quoting is bad (no indentation, so it misattributes quotes)
and this is really not a topic for the developers list.
# rpm -e google-earth-stable
Well, I tried the users list, no reply. I did google, bugzilla, and
checked as many search terms as I could. Upgrades via dnf are
relatively new, and since it was not on bugzilla, I thought before I
submitted one I should have sufficient supporting information on what
exactly is the bug. A non conforming package is going to happen on the
cutting edge, so this is something that bears investigation by the
developers, I would think.
Also if investigation proves that I caused it then providing people
with information to avoid the issue would be good, wouldn't it?
However installing a non supported package should not prevent an
upgrade, should it?
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