pidgin obsoleting itself

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Thu Jun 10 05:52:41 UTC 2010

On Thu, 10 Jun 2010 05:07:16 +0200, Kevin 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.

The fire is added by "Obsoletes", though.

> It should be 
> common sense to update your system before doing any other package operation.

Which is also my recommendation.

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