Bug 9356 - Upgrade installs Mesa even if glxMesa is installed
Upgrade installs Mesa even if glxMesa is installed
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: anaconda (Show other bugs)
6.2
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-02-11 11:42 EST by Pekka Pietikäinen
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-04-21 14:06:45 EDT
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Description Pekka Pietikäinen 2000-02-11 11:42:33 EST
When upgrading to beta3 with glxMesa from powertools installed the upgrade
installed Mesa (which overwrote glxMesa).

Bug #2, Mesa isn't listed in the beta package list in bugzilla, glxMesa is
(and I'd assume Mesa is marked to be either in the powertools beta
or nowhere at all)
Comment 1 Preston Brown 2000-02-11 16:03:59 EST
Bero, please take care of point #1, Dave, please take care of point #2.
Comment 2 Preston Brown 2000-02-15 12:06:59 EST
bero?  Any movement on this one?  Dave?  how about for you?
Comment 3 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-02-15 12:09:59 EST
I can't see why #1 is happening - Mesa doesn't obsolete glxMesa, it just
conflicts with it.
Seems to be YAIB (yet another installer bug) after all.
Comment 4 David Lawrence 2000-02-15 12:23:59 EST
My bad. Mesa has been moved from Powertools into the main distro and glxMesa was
added to Powertools since it only works with a few select cards. I will make
this right by adding glxMesa to the Powertools components list. Mesa will be in
both for backwards compatibility with older Powertools versions.
Comment 5 Michael Fulbright 2000-03-07 15:35:59 EST
This is not an installer issue afaik.

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