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Re: yum --skip-broken update by default?



2008/12/11 Steven Moix <steven moix axianet ch>:
> Last night I had an idea, why not alias "yum update" to "yum
> --skip-broken update" by default? This simple hack could prevent a lot
> of recurring support questions on the forums:
>
> 1) People who have dependency problem won't see them anymore.
> 2) It doesn't change anything for the rest of the people.
>
> What do you think about that?

Originally thought that as well, but then I saw yum --skip-broken
running into an endless loop with the dependency problems yesterday
(and not reacting well to crtl-c), so maybe this is not a good idea.

- Thomas


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