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



>>> 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.

Agreed, I ran into the issue a while ago. Not such a major issues as
it would be for something like a KDE or mono update but annoying none
the less.

Peter


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