[Yum-devel] new simple "protectyum" plugin

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Tue Jun 12 03:04:54 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-06-11 at 18:42 -0400, James Bowes wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Jun 2007 16:42:18 -0400, Matthew Miller wrote:
> > The main question we have is what to do with longer-than-80-columns output.
> > The above approach feels kind of icky. What's the right thing to do here?
> Maybe yum (the command line program) or other api consumers can be
> smart about line wrapping the exception text when they display it?

That's probably reasonable.  Which means that the wrapping will be
horrible with the CLI at present, but we could probably clean that up
without too much work.  And things will then work nicely with any GUIs
> > And with that resolved, I think this'd be great to have in yum-utils (and
> > probably on by default for many distros, but that's a later bridge...).
> Agreed. This feels similar to installonlyn. Hey, where does
> installonlyn live, anyways?

pkg cvs ;-)


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