[Bug 497646] Upgrade path is broken

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--- Comment #9 from Nicolas Mailhot <nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net>  2009-05-10 12:10:01 EDT ---
(In reply to comment #3)

> No. upgrading path from F-10 -> F-11 MUST be preserved.
> This is not related to font packaging policy.  

The upgrade path DOES work within Fedora. (see comment #7)

That third party packages fail is none of our problem. And a metapackage is
certainly not needed. In fact a large part of the liberation spec ugly-ness is
due to mixing in metapackage patterns. However even though this mixing makes it
difficult to understand it should still work ok.


1. re:
Conflicts:    liberation-fonts < 1.04.93-8
⇒ request by the yum folks to workaround a groupupdate yum misbehaviour

2. re:
Obsoletes:    liberation-sans-fonts < 1.04.93-8
Provides:     liberation-sans-fonts = %{version}-%{release}
⇒ totally unnecessary, though harmless
Obsoletes:    liberation-fonts-sans < xxxx would have made sense if it had ever
been pushed to users

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