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Re: firefox-2.0.0.8 Upgrade Problems in F7



On Wed, 24 Oct 2007, Jeff Spaleta wrote:

> Yes it absolutely sucks for the user who has these optional components
> installed. Because that user is now required to make a choice.  You
> can choose to uninstall the packages which have a dep problem or you
> can choose to ignore that update because it causes dep problems.
> Something like the yum-skip-broken  plugin package helps users make a
> choice, by choosing to not install the update because of the dep
> problems.  I'm not aware of a similar yum plugin which forces the
> install of security updates, but perhaps such a plugin should exist to
> round out the policy choices for end-users.
> 

I tried the skip-broken plugin to resolve this problem but it failed to,
um, skip the broken packages.  Can't find it as a component in bugzilla.


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