Issues with yum
james at fedoraproject.org
Thu Mar 1 15:21:13 UTC 2012
On Thu, 2012-03-01 at 00:34 +0100, Jarosław Górny wrote:
> Wiadomość napisana przez Bruno Wolff III w dniu 2012-02-27, o godz. 16:29:
> > On Mon, Feb 27, 2012 at 14:00:51 +0000,
> > Frank Murphy <frankly3d at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 27/02/12 13:52, elison.niven at gmail.com wrote:
> >>> 4) Quit on single CTRL-C. Users expect an application to quit on
> >>> pressing CTRL-C.
> >>> Reason to have this feature : Better user experience
> >> never used ctrl-c, normally use "killall yum"
> >> if required.
> > Control C works, but it needs to reach a break point. And once you start
> > actually doing a transaction you don't normally want control C to work
> > since it will leave your system in a state where manual cleanup is likely
> > required.
> Generally I agree, but with one exception. It should be allowed to hit ^C during preparation phases (metadata fetch, dependency processing, even package download), *before* any software get changed (also: rpmdb changes).
We agree ... see my message posted "27 Feb 2012 16:08:53 -0500" about
what is happening here, and how it should get fixed again "soon".
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