[clug] Fun with RPM's
daz111 at rsphysse.anu.edu.au
Mon Oct 13 19:02:13 EST 2003
Mandrake 9.1 uses RPMs but it "just works".
On Mon, 2003-10-13 at 18:29, Steve Jenkin wrote:
> Thought I'd share with the list the way I wasted most of my last 24hrs
> - Was lucky when the media failed. Left with a bootable system.
Mandrake verifies all RPM signatures before installing anything so in
principle this isn't an issue, although I have had a Red Hat machine
totally hosed due to a bad CD
> - When RH upgrade says 'not enough space' - then reboot, cleanup &
<slaps forehead> D'Oh!
... and repent or repeat
> - I'm really surprised there's no RPM for O-O 1.1!!
yeah it happens =( Mandrake doesn't have an RPM on the regular update
site either but I don't blame them as they must be frantic getting
Mandrake 9.2-beta ready for a full release in a month or less. Most
likely they did build a new RPM but it's left in cooker until they get
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