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hvniekerk
30th June 2010, 09:22 PM
Hi,

I just upgraded fc12 to fc13 and find there are still a LOT of fc12 files installed. Does it harm when I just do "rpm -e" on them?

Thanks

dd_wizard
30th June 2010, 09:52 PM
YES, it will hose your installation! Do a search on the forum, and you'll find several threads about it. One of them is from someone who did exactly what you're asking about. It's interesting reading. :)

dd_wizard

CSchwangler
1st July 2010, 02:16 PM
What makes you thinking that there have to be only fc13 packages on your system? On mine, there is even one fc11 package. This doesn't matter, it only means that a package hasn't been updated since the last Fedora version, but since there is no newer version available, it remains as it is.

hvniekerk
1st July 2010, 02:41 PM
OK, so if it isn't broken, don't fix it? Sounds like a plan.

CSchwangler
1st July 2010, 06:17 PM
Well, actually, it isn't broken. Its just that there are no newer versions available. Under no circumstances remove those packages. You would end up with an inconsistent system that probably would require reinstallation.

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