[winswitch] [ANNOUNCE] xpra 0.14.10 (important fixes)

Antoine Martin antoine at nagafix.co.uk
Tue Oct 28 10:41:43 GMT 2014

On 27/10/14 12:50, Bob Tennent wrote:
> On CentOS-6:
Which exact version are you running?
My guess is that this is a 6.5 without the continuous release repo (CR).
> ---> Package xorg-x11-drv-dummy.i386 0:0.3.6-3.el6 will be updated
> ---> Package xorg-x11-drv-dummy.i386 0:0.3.6-15.xpra1.el6 will be an update
> --> Processing Dependency: xserver-abi(videodrv-15) >= 0 for package: xorg-x11-drv-dummy-0.3.6-15.xpra1.el6.i386
> Packages skipped because of dependency problems:
>     xorg-x11-drv-dummy-0.3.6-15.xpra1.el6.i386 from winswitch
Ah, the never ending joys of packaging... Sorry about that.

The continuous release (CR) for CentOS 6 recently upgraded their X11
server ABI prior to the move from 6.5 to 6.6.
And so the automated "6.5 CR" builds overwrote the "6.5 proper" packages
with the 6.6 ABI break..
I had spotted this problem shortly after the packages landed on the repo
and rebuilt everything. Maybe you just got unlucky and got the packages
downloaded just then?
You should just be able to do:
yum clean all && yum update
Works for me here without CR enabled.
I am in the process of rebuilding all the dummy packages with a version
bump so that a simple "yum update" should now pick them up on the next
yum repo refresh without needing the "yum clean".

Sadly, it does mean that we can't support CR, only "proper" releases.
Suggestions on how to handle this update process better are always welcome.


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