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

Michael Cronenworth mike at cchtml.com
Wed Aug 24 22:36:07 UTC 2011


Adam Williamson wrote:
> I didn't say anything about dependencies. People file negative karma on
> stuff like 'Obscure Menu Item Z doesn't work', or 'there's a typo in the
> docs'. The more packages there are in an update, the more likely this is
> to happen, and the more likely bad negative karma will hold up 75 other
> packages...

You kept mentioning adding more packages to updates causes problems. 
Typically adding packages is due to a dependency.

If you're not talking about dependencies, what are you talking about?


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