pidgin obsoleting itself

Kevin Kofler kevin.kofler at
Thu Jun 10 03:07:16 UTC 2010

Michael Schwendt wrote:
> It fails for a Yum install. I warn about such competing Obsoletes, because
> they strictly require the user to go the "yum -y update ; yum install ..."
> route everytime they want to install an additional package.

Installing stuff on a non-updated system is playing with fire. It should be 
common sense to update your system before doing any other package operation.

        Kevin Kofler

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