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Re: yum/apt/up2date + distributed dependencies



> FC doesn't include xmms-mp3, but xmms-mp3 depends on xmms. Hence, the
> upgrade of xmms will fail so as not to break xmms-mp3.
> 
> Beyond that, suppose that freshrpms does release xmms-mp3-42.1. In this
> case, up2date COULD resolve the dependency and complete the upgrade -- but
> to do so it would have to resolve dependencies across two different
> repositories. Is it able to do so?  (This XMMS example is the first one that
> came to my mind, but it is easy to imagine more sinister dependency trees.)

The above is, in fact, the point of having multiple repositories.

-sv





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