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

Hoyt Duff hoytduff at gmail.com
Sat Dec 18 16:36:49 CET 2010

On 12/18/10, Marc Paré <marc at marcpare.com> wrote:
> 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 ...
> Marc


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