preupgrade from Fedora 7 to Fedora 9 smooth

Michael Schwendt mschwendt at
Sun May 18 06:57:03 UTC 2008

On Sat, 17 May 2008 20:29:20 -0700, stan wrote:

> This was not a small upgrade as there are 3900+ packages.  At the end 
> there are less than a hundred packages that didn't get updated.  Some 
> from third party repositories, some are obsolete.  Very successful.  To 
> find the packages that aren't updated run a command like
> rpm -qa --qf "%{INSTALLTIME}\t%{INSTALLTIME:day}\t%{NAME}\t%{SUMMARY}\n" 
> | sort -n  > all_installed_pkgs.txt  They will be the packages at the 
> start of the file.

rpm -qa --last|tac|less

Michael Schwendt <mschwendt at>
Fedora release 8 (Werewolf) - Linux
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