New Firefox vs. Up2date

David Curry dsccable at comcast.net
Mon Feb 28 23:59:05 UTC 2005


Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:

>On Mon, 2005-02-28 at 11:27 -0800, Jonathan Ryshpan wrote:
>  
>
>>The Red Hat Network Notification Tool (KDE Applet) tells me correctly
>>that there is a new version of Firefox available.  The version on the
>>nachine is firefox-1.0-2.fc3.x86_64.rpm, while the latest version on the
>>server is firefox-1.0.1-1.3.1.x86_64.rpm.  Nevertheless, up2date doesn't
>>report the new version as available for installation.
>>
>>Does anyone know why this is?  Is the new firefox worth hand
>>installation?
>>    
>>
Is there a chance that 1.0-2.fc3 is a later version than 1.0.1-1x, or 
that the version on the server is more recent but not an fc3 rpm.  I 
notice that the name of the file you show for what is on the server does 
not include an fc3 identifier.




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