On 4/17/07, Rodrigo Barbosa <rodrigob at darkover.org> wrote: > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA1 > > I'm working on a formula to enable a clean upgrade from 4.4 to 5.0. > Unfortunately, not only we have a big glibc upgrade on our way, we > also have some nasty package fragmentation. The best exemple > is xorg-x11-libs, which was separated in several (10+, perhaps) > packages. > > So far, I think the best plan is to create meta packages to solve > this dependency hell. Lets call it meta-4.4to5.0-upgrade.noarch.rpm. > This package should provide and requires the needed components. > > Unfortunatelly, this will probably change from system to system, > which can become very nasty. In that case, we have two ways to procede: > > 1) A script that will create a package specific for that given > system > 2) Several meta packages > > I'm kind of leaning toward the second option, with a super meta > package that will require them all (in case someone want to > make things simples at the cost of installing extra packages). > > Comments ? Suggestions ? > Are you looking for something otehr than anaconda for small memory or something? I do not see live updates working for the faint of heart from 4.4 -> 5.0 . -- Stephen J Smoogen. -- CSIRT/Linux System Administrator How far that little candle throws his beams! So shines a good deed in a naughty world. = Shakespeare. "The Merchant of Venice"