0.5.15lorg3.1 loses epochs on rh7.3/rh8.0/rh9 (promoteepoch?)
dag at wieers.com
Tue Aug 8 03:43:01 PDT 2006
On Tue, 8 Aug 2006, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On Tue, 8 Aug 2006, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> > We've tried every possible combination already (see the variants and the
> > failures in the thread above): it's simply not possible to support systems
> > requiring promoteepoch without untampered dependency information. Sorry
> > folks, end of story.
> Oh and FYI, no amount of argumentation is going to change my mind over the
> above statement. Somebody want to prove me wrong, send patches.
If you mean the implementation in apt, I agree wholeheartedly.
If you mean the current createrepo commandline and Smart/Yum, I think we
should fix them to make them compatible with older releases wrt.
none-epochs. (if this is an issue at all)
The best way forward is to patch yum and smart and explain upstream why
this is necessary.
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