On Sun, Aug 06, 2017 at 10:33:49AM +0100, Russel Winder wrote:
> If there are one or two I remove the newest version manually and then
> do the upgrade again. For 835 I am not about to even start this
> process. "dnf remove --duplicates" refused to work because some of the
> duplicates were protected. dnf and systemd in particular. OK so I can
> handle doing those manually using the "--setopt=protected_package="
> options so as to be able to remove the newest version. So dnf and
> systemd fully up to date.

I think this is a bug. The protected-packages thing shouldn't block
dupes from being removed, just make sure there's at least one
functional package (of the primary architecture!).

> I am thinking that "dnf remove --duplicates" isn't actually the right
> way of fixing this sort of problem, that there is a better way of
> handling barfed upgrades.

I think `dnf distro-sync` should do it.

Matthew Miller
Fedora Project Leader
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