yum plugin suggestion or yum change?
Thomas M Steenholdt
tmus at tmus.dk
Wed Dec 7 12:51:39 UTC 2005
Panu Matilainen wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Dec 2005, seth vidal wrote:
>> I'm still not convinced that partial updates are an okay thing to do.
>> But someone providing sensible code that handles the ugly corner cases
>> nicely will do a lot toward convincing me.
> Just a FYI for anybody starting to play with this:
> This can't be done with current yum plugin infrastructure - plugins in
> pre/postresolve slots can't affect the result code yum itself sees from
> the depsolve stage, meaning even if you fix the transaction set from
> postresolve yum will still stop with broken deps errors. So, it's
> possible to write a proof-of-concept plugin for this but it wont be able
> to do anything without some changes to yum itself.
> - Panu -
Very interesting - I was looking for something like that :o)
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