Help Needed: Figure out F9 Updates PackageKit deps

Warren Togami wtogami at redhat.com
Tue Sep 2 22:03:26 UTC 2008


Bruno Wolff III wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 02, 2008 at 16:49:25 -0400,
>   Warren Togami <wtogami at redhat.com> wrote:
>> http://lists.fedoraproject.org/pipermail/rel-eng/2008-August/001627.html
>> To aid in transition to the new key, Step 3 has the oldrepo of F9  
>> Updates cleaned of all packages except tiny few to enable transition to  
>> the new key.  The old F9 Updates repo is to contain the transitional  
>> fedora-release, and the current stable version of PackageKit, both  
>> signed by the old key and all other packages removed.
> 
>> Could someone figure out what is the minimum set of Fedora 9 packages  
>> needed to keep in the repo to allow an upgrade from F9 original release?
> 
> If you are assuming that they already have PackageKit installed (and hence
> already have the dependencies installed), wouldn't you just need to include
> the new PackageKit (assuming there are no new dependencies) and the new
> Fedora-Release packages in the repo?

It is possible, but I want someone to confirm and actually test this. 
Like install a fresh F9, and upgrade to a repo containing only the new PK.

Warren




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