On 03/29/2011 11:23 PM, José Matos wrote:
> On Wednesday 30 March 2011 06:27:41 JD wrote:
>> Well, I had no such problems in fc13. How come that interplay
>> did not cause conflicts in fc13?
> Because the repositories that you now using are from f14.
> There could be several reason for the problems you see. One example, imagine
> that a package has been discontinued in f14. If you have that file installed
> from f13 yum will refuse to remove it, unless you tell it otherwise. The
> problem with this package is that it could drag the update process due its
> dependencies not being fulfilled in f14.
> In order to fix issues like this you can search for this information that is
> usually available either in the release notes or in the fedora wiki.
>> And yes, --skip-broken does work as far as installing things
>> that have no conflicts.
>> But the conflicts remain and every time I run yum to
>> install or update something, it belches out the report
>> about broken packages.
> When running yum with --skip-broken it prints a nice list of conflits and the
> related reason why it has failed. Walktrough those and fix the dependencies as
And that's exactly what I have resorted to.
One broken package at a time
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