Fedora F13 to F14 upgrade leaves RPM database with strange mix of fc13 and fc14 packages
Deron Meranda <deron.meranda <at> gmail.com> writes:
> On Fri, Nov 5, 2010 at 4:27 AM, Frank Murphy <frankly3d <at> gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 05/11/10 08:25, Deron Meranda wrote:
> >> Investigating just a little more, using the tzdata package...
> > <snip>
> > yum distribution-synchronization
> > This will leave you with what is in the F14 repos
> That looks like it wants to downgrade several packages:
> Looking at a couple, such as texinfo, it does indeed appear as if the version
> available in Fedora 14 is OLDER than the version in Fedora 13 (up to the
> current patch/update level).
> I've not actually done the distribution-synchronization yet as I'm not
> sure I want to downgrade anything yet.
On my cleanly installed and updated F14 x86_64 box, the correct versions of the
above packages are
so assuming these are older than what you currently have installed, "yum
distro-sync" should do the right thing. You don't want to have F13 versions of
packages (meaning packages from the F13 repos, NOT packages with "fc13" in them,
many of which are included in F14), even if they're newer (which ideally
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