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Re: Wondering status of rpm5 in Mandriva?

From: Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com>
Date: Fri 17 Dec 2010 - 16:58:22 CET
Message-id: <39E12510-7D59-4A6C-8B98-8CBCB9F9F76F@mac.com>

On Dec 17, 2010, at 10:29 AM, Dwight Paige wrote:

> On 12/16/2010 11:28 PM, Jeff Johnson wrote:
> 
>> There's a few issues that have been fixed this week:
>> 	/etc/passwd (and %config handling) was screwed
>> 	parentdir dependencies used for ordering were screwed
>> 	file triggers and/or %posttrans wasn't functional w --root
>> Reported by IDMS but confirmed in Mandriva.
>> 
>> The recent segfaults I've heard (but not personally seen) in Mandriva were
>> with DistEpoch: which is a bit tricky to deploy but since
>> every package will use, issues are easy to see and fix.
>> 
>> Per Oyvind knows details better than I. I just sweep up the bugs ;-)
>> 
>> hth
>> 
>> 73 de Jeff
>> 
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> Thanks. As I understand we are basically awaiting perl-URPM 4.3. Per Oyvind has reported difficulties getting it through build system. Most recent is:
> 
> perl-URPM-4.2-1mdv2011.0.x86_64.rpm 03-Dec-2010
> 
> and there doesn't appear to be anything here:
> 
> http://kenobi.mandriva.com/queue/queue/cooker/main/testing/
> 
> So I'll just wait and see what happens.

Careful: Some of the rpm-5.3.6+ changes -- particularly %config handling -- WILL
affect your Mandriva upgrades. All I'm saying is there is a rpm-5.3.7 package
from the distribution mirrors that is needed in addition to perl-URPM-4.3.

hth

73 de Jeff
Received on Fri Dec 17 16:59:06 2010
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