[Yum] new patches

Farkas Levente lfarkas at bnap.hu
Tue May 6 07:53:36 UTC 2003

any new release 1.98 or something...?

seth vidal wrote:
> Hi everyone,
>  I recently checked in some new patches to 1.0 and 2.0 in cvs.
> They should be on the public cvs server by now.
> they fix some typos, some dumbassness on my part and they include a
> sanitychecking loop in the dependency resolution. So if the dep
> resolution stays unresolved with the same dependencies needed for more
> than 3 cycles then it exits with the error that it can't resolve or
> figure out certain dependencies.
> it's better than an infinite loop and in certain edge cases might be the
> only way out short of more drastic user interaction - this is
> specifically useful for people who have used --force --nodeps to rpm or
> if you broke an rpm -Uvh half way through, b/c in certain of those cases
> yum might not be able to clean up the damage.
> I've got the people who have seen these errors to test them and as soon
> as I get an ok on them I'll make some new daily releases with these
> fixes in place.
> Thanks
> -sv
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