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Re: Ugly dependency checker

On Tue, 21 Aug 2007 16:36:16 +0200, Jeroen van Meeuwen wrote:

> >> This [1] is a rather ugly dependency checker for any number of
> >> repositories. It uses yum to search for requirements that cannot be
> >> resolved.
> >>
> >> I thought maybe because there's no dependency checking yet on updates
> >> and such (don't know the details), and I needed this anyway, I'd just
> >> dump it here and collect some useful comments.
> > 
> > How does this differ from repoclosure in yum-utils?
> > 
> I'm assuming that if I use repoclosure with the system's yum
> configuration, it tells me what it can't resolve just like when I would
> yum install the package with missing dependencies -so correct me if I'm
> wrong to assume that:
> A random example from repoclosure:

Just for the record, this repoclosure tool from yum-utils is what has
been used as Fedora Extras repoclosure for a long time with a few
modifications (such as obsoletes, kmod kernel deps).


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