> On Sun, Jan 3, 2010 at 12:14, Anne Wilson
> > On Saturday 02 January 2010 19:56:33 Eli Wapniarski wrote:
> >> On Saturday 02 January 2010 20:43:08 Anne Wilson wrote:
> >> > On Saturday 02 January 2010 17:56:25 Eli Wapniarski wrote:
> >> > > As someone suggested, it could be an issue with the mirrors.
> >> > > Try... in the Fedora and Fedora Updates repo to comment out the
> >> > > mirror urls and un-comment the base urls. Change the base urls
> >> > > from
> >> > > download.fedoraproject.org
> >> > > clean all. yum update.
> >> > >
> >> > > I made a complaint a couple of years ago about this kind of
> >> > > syncing issue, but they told me that they really do not know
> >> > > to do about it.
> >> >
> >> > Hi, Eli. Yes I have already tried the base urls.
> >> >
> >> > Anne
> >> Ooops Firstly I made a typo. Probable dyslexia in action. :)
> >> I meant to type download.fedora.redhat.com
> > download.redhat.fedora.com
> >> Make sure that the base urls read what I've indicated. The fedora and
> >> fedora updates repo files usually come with
> >> download.fedoraproject.org
. Believe it or not, that base url can also
> >> be out of sync for quite sometime. What you could also try is to
> >> download the files manually and then rpm -Uvh them to get them
> >> installed.
> >> Eli
> > Ane I hadn't read your message carefully enough anyway - sorry about
> > that. Sadly, it didn't cure the problem, though. You'll see from my
> > reply to Rex that I have uploaded the full output to
> > http://filebin.ca/pqyess/yus.txt
> First problem i can see in there is the failure to update
> kdebase-workspace-python-applet. This is because kdebindings last i
> checked wasn't building for F11 which means it can't be updated. I
> found removing kdebase-workspace-python-applet before updating allowed
> the update although obviously python based plasma applets will stop
> working... My guess without looking too closely is that since that
> package can't be updated other packages that depend on it and it
> depends on can't be updated either causing a huge list of errors.
You can also try running:
"yum --exclude=<trouble maker1> [--exclude=<trouble maker2>]
Where <trouble-maker> is e.g. 'kdebase-workspace-python-applet'
That sounded a good idea, but excluding kdebase-workspace-python-applet still
left me with a huge list, and what felt like a gigantic task to find the
culprit. I decided to try John's solution, removing kdebase-workspace-python-
applet, and sure enough the update is now running. Not sure, but I suspect
that means that I lose yawp, but it's the only widget that I'd really miss.
It may even have been installed for when I tested various other widgets, for
other people. ISTR that a superkaramba system monitor was python-based, for
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