Dependency issue with some mate packages

Basil Mohamed Gohar basilgohar at
Thu Jun 13 04:16:14 UTC 2013

On 06/12/2013 11:06 AM, Kevin Fenzi wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Jun 2013 09:12:07 +0200
> Rave it <chat-to-me at> wrote:
>> See
>> This update should fix the dependency issue.
>> mate-desktop-1.6.1-7.fc18 has been pushed to the Fedora 18 stable
>> repository.
>> mate-vfs and mate-mime-data is obsolete with MATE-1.6, you can savely
>> remove this packages by hand. 'yum remove mate-vfs-smb mate-vfs-devel
>> mate-mime-data-devel' Than do yum update again.
> Having to manually remove packages to update is not very ideal. ;( 
> If these have completely gone away, perhaps you could obsolete them in
> one of the core mate packages? 
> Also, the comment in that bug with: 
> "you may lose all your customizations by upgrading to 1.6" is a bit
> troubling. Perhaps this shouldn't be pushed to a stable release?
> kevin
In my case, that was not necessary.  A `yum upgrade` after that update
was pushed went through without a problem.  I did not need to uninstall
any packages for the update to work after that.

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