I've been having problems using up2date (and Yum and Apt, for
with the latest round of updates on Test 3.
Today I discovered it was was choking on Perl:Twig v.3.13-4. The error
"unresolvable chain of dependencies - requres Perl:XML XPath"
I have a couple of question related to this:
1) I have everything installed from the Test 3 CDs. Why am I running in
dependency issue like this on an basic update? I already have 3.09-3
installed. How can I resolve it?
Wait for rawhide to become consistent again.
2) In the case of this conflict, would it not be a good idea to install
everything possible and then note which packages couldn't be installed at
end, rather than choking the process at the beginning?
That is a matter of opinion. I prefer to know that something isn't right
so that I can rectify that.
3) I keep getting GP Key (sp?) prompts for each package. Is there a
Have you installed all the GPG keys?
#2 and #3 speak to the fluidity of an update with up2date, being able
it do its business and not having to babysit it.
#2 Generally doesn't happen once released, because the tree in consistent.
#3 is solved but installing the correct GPG keys and possibly using a
mirror (but since up2date does that automagically now it is most likely a