To distro-sync or not distro-sync?
przemek.klosowski at nist.gov
Thu Oct 29 14:53:22 UTC 2015
On 10/29/2015 05:56 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> the software upgrade just have to mention the conflicting packages and
> stop until somebody enables a --force switch and in general DNF has to
> be much more verbose in case of dependency problems instead just
> saying "can't do anything because broken deps"in the past you saw
> *exactly* which package requires which so-version and so find out
> where the problem starts, which packages you may consider to remove
> and then try again
> currently we have some sort of blackbox with no output how to solve
> dependency problems
I believe "dnf update --best" is more verbose and tells you where
conflict is coming from. This is not very discoverable; I can't remember
how I arrived at trying --best, but it probably should be the default,
as you say.
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