On Wed, 2004-01-07 at 17:47, John P. Looney wrote:
> How do you do this ? Are there up2date or apt repositories for this ?
There maybe problems going from release candidate 1 to final, but after
that it's intended that packages are made available through a yum
>From the whitebox-users mailing list
On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 08:12:12AM +0100, Milan Kerslager wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 01:09:55PM -0500, David Gonzalez Romero wrote:
> > Well i have the cdrom WBEL 3.0 finall, but in my computer i have
> > 3.0rc1... i need to know if possible the upgrade to WBEL 3.0 use my
> > with YUM or any other tools?
>> yum is almost unusable as packages has mostly the same version in RC1
> and final.
>> One solution is to compare RPM packages from RC1 and final and use
> "rpm -Uvh --force package" to replace changed packages.
But previously, from the main whitebox maintainer:
On Sun, 2004-01-04 at 23:04, John Morris wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Dec 2003, Milan Kerslager wrote:
>> > > In theory you should be able to just install yum, put in the 3.0
> > > repository and go. But a few packages have the same version number
> > > because they had minor build problems and I didn't bump the version or
> > > fork out a WB version number.
> > Seems like untrackable source change. Not so good...
>> Ya, normally that would suck, but the RC releases were never intended to
> have a long service life and hopefully were mostly installed by folks who
> can cope with the slight bogosity involved in the upgrade to -final; and I
> really didn't want to bump versions on those packages and have to cope
> with that many more -WB packages. This way the number of packages people
> have to examine for changes is much smaller.
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