On Mon, 2006-11-13 at 09:02 -0500, Adam Jackson wrote: > (Jesse, I suspect the model you're thinking of it "oh crap, the tree has > broken deps, we can't publish _anything_". Which is wrong. You publish > the bits that are at least guaranteed by RPM requirements to install. I > mean, you want that for the updates stream for formal releases anyway, > where 'yum update' should _never_ fail, and I suspect right now the > releng team is doing that verification by hand. Trust the computer. > Let it do the boring work.) +1 A while back I recommended Extras should use this exact process. The one problem being that if we only did it in extras, updates of core could still break deps in Extras. (Like when a Mozilla/Firefox update breaks Galeon...) Now that we're merging the two, that's no longer a problem.
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