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Re: Broken dependencies in Fedora 11 - 2009-08-20



On Fri, Aug 21, 2009 at 8:13 PM, Kevin Kofler<kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
> drago01 wrote:
>> Sorry but the fail here is 100% on bodhi's side , why does a single
>> package obsolete a complete group update?
>> That is just broken, and this example clearly showed it.
>
> It's broken (we've had some fun with that with the KDE grouped updates too,
> we learned to be careful about what we push when), but a maintainer should
> know how to use our tools, which includes being aware of their limitations.
> Double-checking things both before and after filing an update (e.g. checking
> https://admin.fedoraproject.org/updates/thepackageyoureabouttopushanupdatefor
> before filing the new update request) definitely can't hurt (I always do
> that), and it will help avoiding issues you don't even know about, or at
> least catching them earlier than 2 months after the fact (as happened here).

Sure if you know about a bug/limitation you can try to avoid it, but
as Josh said you can't expect that every maintainer knows about all
(undocumented) bugs/limitations.


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