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From: Tzafrir Cohen (tzafrirtechnion.ac.il)
Date: Sun Dec 02 2001 - 01:34:48 CST
On Sat, 1 Dec 2001, Vincent Danen wrote:
> On Sat Dec 01, 2001 at 10:37:59PM +0200, Tzafrir Cohen wrote:
> > I'm trying to update a 7.2 server using MandrakeUpdate .
> > It fails to update the apache-php update, as it does not fetch the
> > packages apache_conf and php-common .
> > I figure I'll just dump this MandrakeUpdate (the version that comes with
> > 7.2 is not the gratest) and go back to wget & rpm ...
> Actually, if you read the advisory, you'll see mentioned that you
> should not use MU on 7.2 and previous systems.
> The reason is that it uses the modular design introduced in 8.0, which
> makes it incompatible with how MU updates. You will miss files like
> apache-conf and php-common.
[ And MandrakeUpdate of 7.2 is not good enough to handle such dependencies ]
> Download the files manually. Then urpme apache; urpme php. You will
> need to remove all of the packages (this is the better approach).
> Then just do an -ivh *.rpm after upgrading mm (I don't think perl was
> updated for 7.2, but it was for 7.1 and Corporate Server).
Eventually what I did was:
rpm -Uv <apache-*> <mm-*> <php-*>
This generally worked. However, I could not figure out how to configure
then new config files, so I only slightly changed my original httpd.conf
and went on...
> is the advisory, I believe (going from memory).
-- Tzafrir Cohen mailto:tzafrirtechnion.ac.il http://www.technion.ac.il/~tzafrir