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



On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 2:02 PM, Jason L Tibbitts III <tibbs math uh edu> wrote:
>>>>>> "JK" == Jesse Keating <jkeating redhat com> writes:
>
> JK> Which I do believe is against the packaging guidelines.
>
> Not really.  Conflicts should be explicit if they exist.
>
> http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging/Conflicts
>
> "Whenever possible, Fedora packages should avoid conflicting with each
> other. Unfortunately, this is not always possible. These guidelines
> illustrate how conflicts should be handled in Fedora, specifically
> concerning when and when not to use the Conflicts: field."

More importantly, in the next paragraph:

"As a general rule, Fedora packages must NOT contain any usage of the
Conflicts: field."

jerry

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