dnf even allows to uninstall RPM and systemd without warnings

Matthias Clasen mclasen at redhat.com
Mon Jun 23 16:44:31 UTC 2014

On Mon, 2014-06-23 at 11:14 -0500, Bruno Wolff III wrote:

> Try yum update when the oldest installed kernel (and the running 
> kernel) is the only one that works and there is a new (still broken for 
> your system) kernel update available. In that case one really wouldn't 
> expect the running kernel be removed. Having to remove a specific kernel before 
> doing an update (to make sure the wrong one wasn't removed) would be 
> a pain.

I would suggest that the fix for this is to not push broken kernels so
frequently that 'the oldest one is the only that works' becomes an
issue, and to introduce automatic testing that ensures you can at least
boot rawhide to the login screen, _before_ a build gets pushed out to
the masses.

More information about the devel mailing list