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Re: F12beta: yum update --skip-broken via gui?



On 10/23/2009 05:08 PM, Jurgen Kramer wrote:
> I've just installed F12beta (x86_64) in a KVM virtual machine without
> problems. When trying to update through System->Administration->Software
> Update it failed because of a missing dependency. Not really a surprise
> there. I then update through a yum update --skip-broken, that worked.
> 
> Is there a way to do a '--skip-broken' via de gui updater? That would be
> a really useful feature. Now you have to find the misbehaving package(s)
> and deselect them before you can do a update. To longer the list of
> updates...

PackageKit already uses --skip-broken by default anyway. So the problem
was likely something like a conflict which cannot be detected before the
transaction (unlike a dependency failure) and hence would not be solved
via --skip-broken.

Rahul


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