[Yum] Problem installing multiple rpms
skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Sat Apr 12 21:03:37 UTC 2003
> I guess it depends on what would happen if you then passed the
> transaction to rpm. If your "pre-rpm transaction" fails, and you then
> pass it to rpm, will that fail too? If so, there's no point in doing
If you attempt to install an already installed pkg or upgrade an already
current pkg - yes the rpm transaction will fail.
> Maybe we need a "--use-multiple-rpm-transactions" flag? Then internally
> use multiple rpm transactions instead of a single one.
> But if we do that, and there's nothing to be gained over doing:
> yum update pkg1
> yum update pkg2
> then I'd suggest just doing nothing. (I'm not saying there is nothing
> to be gained, I'm hypothicating.) There's no sense having yum do the
> looping internally unless some speed gain can be realized. I started
> this thread because I thought yum could do a better job than me in
> looping, perhaps by computing dependencies only in one pass, instead of
> multiple ones. If that's not the case, then lets leave it like it is.
You could create a new transaction for each but you would lose out in
speed more or less.
Right now from pressing enter to dep resolution is about 6s
I think there are some places where I can trim that but even so - it's
I'm hoping to work on yum some more tomorrow - get a 1.96 out w/all the
bug fixes of this week and work on the checkfunc for downloading stuff
maybe, if everyone is good I'll be able to get something together for
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