Fedora update archives anywhere?

Brian J. Rogers captbrogers at gmail.com
Mon Jun 9 12:58:11 MDT 2014


Glad to hear it worked, I know it's just a GUI on top of wine, but it's
been a life saver for me to make sure I don't get caught in what you did
(wouldn't be the first time for me).


On Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 12:56 PM, Michael Torrie <torriem at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 06/09/2014 06:48 AM, Brian J. Rogers wrote:
> > I did a search as well and couldn't find anything. My recommendation
> would
> > be to remove wine, download PlayOnLinux
> > <http://www.playonlinux.com/en/download.html> then install the version
> of
> > wine you want. Even when updates come out it won't update what version of
> > wine you select for your applications. It's helped me maintain the
> specific
> > wine config I need to play a few games.
>
> Brilliant.  I grabbed their tarball of wine for 1.7.8 and it worked nicely.
>
> I know the spec files and such are in a repository, but I still wonder
> why they don't keep an archive of the actual rpms.  Because sometimes
> regressions do happen, and this would be the quickest way to roll back
> the package.  Granted this is the first time I've ever needed to do a
> rollback like this.  Guess if I'd snapshotted my btrfs filesystem I
> could have rolled back.  In the case of wine, it seems like probably
> having a dedicated version of wine tucked away somewhere, just for this
> one app, is probably the best bet anyway.  I'd report this as a
> regression to the wine folks, but tracking it down over 10 releases
> would be a bigger job than I want to tackle.  I might make a note on the
> app db though.
>
>
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