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sycamorex 11-02-2009 07:27 PM

slackpkg upgrade-all does not show an upgrade
 
I'm running slackware-current. The mirrors for slackpkg are configured correctly.
I've just received an email from the slackware mailing list that there's an upgrade for firefox available so I ran:
Code:

slackpkg update
slackpkg install-new
slackpkg upgrade-all

The last command showed the possibility of upgrading PyQT and Sip packages, however, no firefox.
I double checked my firefox version:
Code:

firefox --v
Mozilla Firefox 3.5.3, Copyright (c) 1998 - 2009 mozilla.org

I also tried (with no effect):
Code:

slackpkg upgrade firefox
and the one that has just become available is 3.5.4.

I'm dowloading it manually now. Why wasn't it shown it slackpkg upgrade-all?

Thank you

kjhambrick 11-02-2009 07:37 PM

sycamorex --

I think the rsync is scheduled for (much) later tonight.

Firefox 3.5.4 was just released this evening so it should show up on the mirrors tomorrow.

Code:

Mon Nov  2 20:41:16 UTC 2009
xap/mozilla-firefox-3.5.4-i686-1.txz:  Upgraded.
  Upgraded to firefox-3.5.4.
  This fixes some security issues.
  For more information, see:
    http://www.mozilla.org/security/known-vulnerabilities/firefox35.html
  (* Security fix *)

-- kjh

brianL 11-02-2009 07:46 PM

The updates don't show up on all the mirrors at the same time. Don't panic! :)

sycamorex 11-02-2009 07:51 PM

Thanks guys. I forgot that my slackpkg is synchronised with a local UK mirror.
Nevertheless, as I'm exercising my insomnia and can't wait to 'try out' the NEW version of FF, I'm going to upgrade it manually, LOL.

brianL 11-03-2009 03:54 AM

I changed recently from a UK mirror (mirrorservice) to a US (tds) because of a 2 or 3 day delay in getting updates.

Petri Kaukasoina 11-03-2009 04:50 AM

For Europeans, elektroni.phys.tut.fi is always up to date.

brianL 11-03-2009 05:29 AM

Thanks, Petri.


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