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Re: More NetworkManager related update problems

On Tue, 2005-01-18 at 10:03 -0500, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> On Tue, 18 Jan 2005 08:44:23 -0600, Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net> wrote:
> > There is an update to wireless-tools in updates-released, but
> > NetworkManager blocks it because it is linked against libiw.so.27 and
> > the new wireless-tools provides libiw.so.28.
> > 
> > yum doesn't handle this problem very well either:
> yum handles the problem just fine..... 
> yum tries to resolve the deps... there are conflicting deps so yum fails. 
> What would you prefer yum do?  Install a package in a way that causes
> a broken dep chain inside your rpm database? If the deps can't be met
> without causing conflicts, yum tells you and stop processing, how is
> this not correct behavior when there really is a broken dep in the
> repo tree?

To be fair it's a case I should be checking for in yum. 

 if a package is already in the ts and it's not one of the packages that
can be installed multiple times:
  raise an error and/or cause problems.


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