Distrowatch: What went wrong with Fedora Core 4
tonynelson at georgeanelson.com
Fri Jul 15 18:18:47 UTC 2005
At 6:24 AM +0200 7/15/05, Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>On Thu, 2005-07-14 at 16:30 -0700, Michael A. Peters wrote:
>> yum has never messed up my system.
>Then let me show you a rather harmless example of yum messing up a
># yum install eclipse
># yum remove libgcj
>During the "yum remove libgcj" some %postun scripts fail. This causes
>yum and rpm to leave packages with broken dependencies behind on the
>Most users won't notice this, until a side effect of these broken deps
>hits or they are using apt-get, because, unlike yum, "apt-get" detects
>the broken deps in the system and requests you to fix them.
>(Wild guess: I am inclined to think at least some of the
>selinux-policy-target issues reported might originate from this issue).
I hope this comes to the attention of the yum developers. Perhaps you
could submit a Bugzilla RFE?
TonyN.:' <mailto:tonynelson at georgeanelson.com>
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