Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 1008749
Add info to install-guide about deleting orphaned and obsolete packages after fedup upgrade
Last modified: 2014-09-01 09:40:44 EDT
Had a quick look and cannot find any info in docs about this problem.
Add info to install-guide about deleting orphaned and obsolete packages after fedup upgrade.
Until a garbage collection program or fedup etc updating this info is required so users can do it manually.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Fedora-install docs F19+
Refer Bug id 978037 which shows that an F17 obsoleted package found in F19 current release after upgrade with fedup from F17.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install F18
2. fedup upgrade to F19
3. Run the commands in Bug id 978037 Comment 6 to see obsoleted or orphaned
yum local repo still has obsolete and orphaned packages after fedup upgrade
Until a garbage collection program is completed or fedup is updated please
add this to install documenation.
Hi Timothy, thanks for reporting this. I'll take a look and include the information in the F20 version.
Just updated F19 -> F20 with fedup. All fine except for
** Found 1 pre-existing rpmdb problem(s), 'yum check' output follows:
kde-settings-kdm-20-12.fc20.noarch is a duplicate with kde-settings-kdm-19-23.fc19.noarch
I could get rid of that orphaned package with:
package-cleanup --cleandupes --noscripts
(got that trick from http://forums.fedoraforum.org/showthread.php?t=295983)
I would suggest to add this to