Re: Upgrade downgrades Firefox

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On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 12:57 AM, Ed Greshko <[email protected]> wrote:
> Marcel Rieux wrote:
>> On Sat, Feb 20, 2010 at 11:51 PM, Patrick Bartek <[email protected]> wrote:
>>
>>> --- On Sat, 2/20/10, Marcel Rieux <[email protected]> wrote:
>>>
>>>
>>>> I was running Firefox 3.6.? and
>>>> upgrades were available today. After
>>>> reboot, Firefox opened with version 3.5.8. I tried yum
>>>> update
>>>> firefox... and I apparently have the latest version!
>>>>
>>> What does 'yum info Firefox' report?  What version of Fedora are you using?
>>>
>>
>> yum info firefox
>> Loaded plugins: refresh-packagekit
>> Installed Packages
>> Name       : firefox
>> Arch       : x86_64
>> Version    : 3.5.8
>> Release    : 1.fc12
>> Size       : 17 M
>> Repo       : installed
>> >From repo  : updates
>> Summary    : Mozilla Firefox Web browser
>> URL        : http://www.mozilla.org/projects/firefox/
>> License    : MPLv1.1 or GPLv2+ or LGPLv2+
>> Description: Mozilla Firefox is an open-source web browser, designed for
>>            : standards compliance, performance and portability.
>>
>> I was formerly running 3.6.? (whichever was current). Isn't it amazing
>> that everybody doesn't have the same problem?
>>
> This is probably because FF 3.5.8 is in the normal repository and FF
> 3.6.0 is in rawhide.  3.5.8 is the most current for F12.  If you install
> from rawhide you'll get 3.6.0.f13.

Gee, I feel silly! I just checked yum.log and 3.5.8 is the only
Firefox I have. Since 3.6 was released last month, I thought I was
running it. Then, what really got me confused, is when Firefox opened
after reboot (the update included a kernel). It said a newer version,
3.6, was available. I thought I was having another silly update
problem.

Isn't there a way to prevent this screen from appearing if Fedora is
not satisfied with the latest version?

Thanks to all. I'm really sorry for the trouble.
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