[Mageia-discuss] Mandriva breakage warning *** important ***

Juergen Harms Juergen.Harms at unige.ch
Sat Dec 18 08:44:00 CET 2010

I just found this message from Florian Hubold in the cooker mailing list

 >todays update for mandriva-release-common from main/updates from
 >2010.1 breaks mirrorlist and therefore urpm*-tools altogether
 >when a placeholder like $RELEASE is used with mirrorlist,
 >and as this seems to be the default setup, many machines
 >will be hit by this, effectively disabling package management.

The server for the Mandriva forums appears to be (already?) broken, no 
possibility to warn people via that evident way - maybe this copy can 
help to minimise annoyance.

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