[Yum] rawhide update changes release to "1", but no repository?

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Sat Nov 1 08:49:23 UTC 2003

On Sat, 2003-11-01 at 03:45, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>   as i was doing a bit-by-bit update of my FC3 test system, i
> obviously updated /etc/fedora-release, which now refers to release
> 1 ("yarrow"), but there is no corresponding yum-repository at
> mirror.dulug.duke.edu, so i started getting constant errors.
>   given that FC 1 has been delayed, should an automatic update
> really be changing /etc/fedora-release?  just curious.

it doesn't change /etc/fedora-release.

it uses whatever package is fedora-release or redhat-release.

so when you update you got the packages from rawhide, that update to
'yarrow' or whatever that isn't out anywhere yet.

this is one of the realities of using rawhide.

stuff breaks.


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