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Re: portage vs yum



On Thu, 2007-06-28 at 07:55 +0200, Leszek Matok wrote:
> Dnia 27-06-2007, śro o godzinie 17:30 -0400, seth vidal napisał(a):
> > It doesn't notify you that it is 'updating for dependencies'?  Can you
> > give me a test case so I can look at it?
> I was talking about upgrading a library and breaking dependencies.
> Kevin's right, though, it's fixed in 3.2.1, I haven't upgraded my
> Rawhide for few days now, so I stand corrected.
> 
> An open question: is there a way to make yum update my rawhide, when
> there are broken dependencies in the repos? Apt gives me "upgrade" which
> upgrades only packages that can be upgraded, leaving out a small subset
> of packages with broken interdependencies. Apt also gives me
> "dist-upgrade", which removes packages that would otherwise keep others
> from upgrading, depending on older versions. Not to mention apt-shell,
> where I can decide on a per-package basis. Yum, OTOH, simply refuses to
> upgrade at all, spitting some depsolving errors. Going for "yum install
> <list of 100 packages>" isn't an option, you know :)
> 

look at the skip-broken plugin, it is packaged in f7 and rawhide.

-sv



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