F18 DNF and history

Nicolas Mailhot nicolas.mailhot at laposte.net
Fri Jun 22 08:10:07 UTC 2012

Le Jeu 21 juin 2012 14:23, Matej Cepl a écrit :
> On 19/06/12 15:33, Ales Kozumplik wrote:
>> Thanks for pointing this out. I considered history a candidate for
>> dropping because I didn't realize people had usecases for it. It is not
>> present in the early versions of DNF but I will make sure to put it back
>> in later.
> Especially in the situation we have broken dependencies (because we
> don't have Suggests/Recommends, but that's another issue, which I don't
> want to open now) we don't have quality uninstall á la aptitude ("remove
> this package and all packages which were installed just to satisfy its
> requirements recursively") yum history undo is priceless in the
> situation when you want to try a package just to find out it brings 50MB
> of random crap.

BTW if yum is being rewritten can we get a package downloader that sends the
correct cache-control http headers to refresh data automatically instead of
complaining metadata is wrong and aborting (for people behind a caching

Nicolas Mailhot

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