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On Wednesday 24 March 2004 15:32, Jeroen Wijnhout wrote:
> This doesn't mess up the dependencies?=20
No, since all packages that need updating are found on the ftp-site and yas=
is able to sort it out for itself.
> The plain rpm -Uvh *.rpm approach=20
> usually does (since you didn't update some apps that depend on KDE 3.1.x).
yup. I regularly had that happening in the past.
> Personally I compile KDE 3.2 from source and install it parallel to KDE
> 3.1.x (without using RPM or YaST). This is not exactly trivial to do, but
> it is a really safe method. On the other hand, KDE 3.2 offers so much
> goodies that it is probably worth the effort.
Sure, that's an option, too. But as you said, it's not trivial and one need=
some knowledge about how, for example, kdm works and where to edit what. Fo=
an inexperienced user, this sound like a good way to render KDE unstartable.
I've done the yast-Update-way several times now, never had a problem.
Institute of Inorganic and Applied Chemistry
University of Hamburg, Germany=20
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