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

Marc Paré marc at marcpare.com
Sat Dec 18 16:32:31 CET 2010

Le 2010-12-18 02:44, Juergen Harms a écrit :
> 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.

Thanks, but too late for me. My urpmi is now broken! Doh! There is a 
thread of it on usenet. I wonder how they will go about fixing this. 
Plus, I manage about 40 desktops for users in need of help. Hmmmm ...


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