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Re: Wondering status of rpm5 in Mandriva?

From: Dwight Paige <dwightpaige79@gmail.com>
Date: Fri 17 Dec 2010 - 19:01:40 CET
Message-ID: <4D0BA584.9050500@gmail.com>
On 12/17/2010 09:58 AM, Jeff Johnson wrote:
>
> 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
> ______________________________________________________________________
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>
FWIW: I've already got the rpm5.3.7 packages from Dec. 15 installed. 
AFAIK urpmi is working ok. I assumed that Per Oyvind wouldn't push rpm 
packages to main-testing if they were incompatible with the perl-URPM 
also in main-testing.

-- 
Thanks,
Dwight Paige
Received on Fri Dec 17 19:08:59 2010
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