yum gone crazy

Timothy Murphy tim at birdsnest.maths.tcd.ie
Fri Jul 7 16:49:42 UTC 2006

Tim wrote:

> I've seen plenty of times where you'll do an update that worked, then
> moments later try to do another (on the same PC or another), and you've
> unfortunately picked the moment that the repo has been changed.  You're
> stuck with repeatedly doing a "yum clean metadata", "yum update", for a
> while until the repos get their act together.  

I'm surprised there is not some simple way
of informing the user that the repo is being updated.
One would imagine the repodata could contain a message to that effect
(with an estimate of how long it would take)
which yum could read and repeat.

Timothy Murphy  
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