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

Thomas C Gilliard satellit at bendbroadband.com
Wed Dec 22 13:30:29 CET 2010

FYI: #cat /etc/release Mandriva release 2010.2 (Official) for i586
I just did a (Configure computer/update your system) from 2010.1 install 
to Virtualbox 3.2.12 on OSX (MacBook Air) seems to be working fine.

Juergen Harms wrote:
> 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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