update mechanism for new releases

Martin Langhoff martin.langhoff at gmail.com
Tue Jun 23 16:26:06 EDT 2009

On Tue, Jun 23, 2009 at 10:19 PM, Mathieu Bridon
(bochecha)<bochecha at fedoraproject.org> wrote:
> Have you tried the « yum-complete-transaction » tool ? It comes from
> the yum-utils package and might interest you :)

Discussed it a bit in fedora-devel. I didn't get the impression that
it's a very deep fix, but I might be wrong.

How comprehensive is it?

> Yum/RPM also have downgrades. See the « yum-allow-downgrade » plugin
> and the « --oldpackage » RPM option.

it's not exactly the same. olpc-update will let you have 2 full OSs in
the same partition and pick one at boot time. You could ping-pong
between F9 and F11 at wish, as long as they work with the same kernel.


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