Using yum with unsigned and corrupted packages.
lux at diesel-research.com
Wed Nov 3 03:27:23 UTC 2004
That makes sense.
On Tue, 2004-11-02 at 22:23 -0500, seth vidal wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-11-02 at 20:22 -0700, Kim Lux wrote:
> > Some of the packages I'm getting from the repositories are missing
> > signatures (no big deal) or don't match their checksums. (Big deal, in
> > my books)
> > If one is using yum, one incident of either of these stops the upgrade
> > cold. (Good thing/bad thing.) The good thing is that nothing gets
> > installed that shouldn't. The bad thing is that it rejects all the
> > other packages too.
> > Is there a way to proceed with the install, automatically ignoring the
> > unsigned packages and excluding the checksum missing packages ?
> > Is there a way to have yum query the user for permission to install each
> > package (and not kill all of them if the user rejects one) ? BTW this
> > was a pet peeve of mine with up2date as well.
> Not really. B/c you'd have to recalculate all the dependencies
> excluding the packages that have bad signatures or bad checksums.
Kim Lux (Mr.) Diesel Research Inc
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