persistent gnome dep problems (F16 alpha rc3-5, alpha), --skip-broken wants to haul in 32-bit libs

Adam Williamson awilliam at
Wed Aug 24 21:59:10 UTC 2011

On Wed, 2011-08-24 at 16:43 -0500, Michael Cronenworth wrote:
> Adam Williamson wrote:
> > But yeah, I can see the problems with Enormo-Updates as well. I'm not
> > sure there's a really great way to handle updating such a giant mass of
> > inter-dependent packages, but if Luke or anyone else has any
> > suggestions...
> What's the problem with Enormo-Updates?

more or less, each package added to the update exponentially increases
the likelihood of false negative karma from someone whose local mirror
doesn't have one of the packages, or who hit a really tiny bug which
shouldn't be a case for a -1.
Adam Williamson
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