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

Bruno Wolff III bruno at
Sat Aug 27 19:20:26 UTC 2011

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 18:48:48 -0400,
  Tom Horsley <horsley1953 at> wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Aug 2011 15:43:59 -0700
> Adam Williamson wrote:
> > Um, exactly what you quoted. Larger updates tend to get more false
> > negative feedback. That's the main problem developers cite with them.
> Then it seems like the problem is the negative feedback, not
> the size of the update. Maybe it should take more negative feedback
> to stop a large update than a small one.

People are supposed to say why they are giving negative feedback, so that
the maintainer should be able to decide if the benefit of the fixes
going in out weigh the cost of any reported regressions.

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