yum error message

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Tue Oct 26 21:22:18 UTC 2004

On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 17:20, Timothy Murphy wrote:
> Why do I get the error message
>  Error: missing dep: redhat-menus for pkg evolution
> when I run "yum update".
> I can avoid it by "yum --exclude evolution update"
> but I'd still like to now what one is meant to do.
> I find yum very useful,
> but I really think its error messages should be thought through.

Suggestions put in bugzilla would be welcome.

> The other day my link to the network was down,
> but instead of a message saying something like
> "Cannot access repository xyz"
> I got a python error message about a problem in line n of python file y.

If you got a traceback then that should really be put in bugzilla.


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