yum broken dep default behaviour

Panu Matilainen pmatilai at laiskiainen.org
Fri Nov 25 18:42:01 UTC 2005

On Fri, 2005-11-25 at 19:23 +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> Hi
> >If not then that is exactly correct behavior. Just b/c you have a broken
> >dep somewhere else doesn't mean you can't make these packages over here
> >work.
> >  
> >
> I think what Rudolf Kastl is looking for is a equivalent to apt-get -f 
> install.

Having an *intelligent* --fix-broken type of operation somewhere in
yum/yum-utils would be indeed nice. Apt's -f mode occasionally decides
to remove half the system because that one totally irrelevant package
has broken dependencies :-/ 

Maybe package-cleanup --problems could have an additional option of
suggesting fixes to the problems or something.

	- Panu -

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