Reverting packages to an earlier version

Rahul Sundaram sundaram at fedoraproject.org
Sat Jun 2 12:16:46 UTC 2007


Langdon Stevenson wrote:
> Just before I upgraded my fc 6.93 install to f7 approximately 124 
> package updates were downloaded and installed by the package manager.
> 
> It turns out that many of them are marked:  *.fc8.i386
> 
> Since these packages have been installed many of my applications will 
> not start.
> 
> Can anyone tell me how to revert these packages to an earlier version?
> 
> I would greatly appreciate any assistance

If you moved beyond Fedora 7 to rawhide reverting piecemeal is likely to 
result in breakage. If you are not interested in continuing to test the 
development tree do a clean installation of Fedora 7.

Rahul




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