[Yum] better error handling in yum?

seth vidal skvidal at phy.duke.edu
Thu Apr 29 22:08:16 UTC 2004


On Thu, 2004-04-29 at 18:05, Dan Hollis wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Apr 2004, seth vidal wrote:
> > but something to relate that the problem is at the repo or in your
> > connection to the repo and not just a problem with the world.
> > what do you think?
> 
> Just relaying the actual error message given to you directly by the server 
> seems most straightforward to me. Theres quite a lot of different codes 
> and instead of writing code to parse and handle them all, just pass on 
> what the server says. (obvious?)
> 

The server does not always emit an error.

and when it does (b/c urlgrabber is multiprotocol) it's not always in
the same place.

-sv





More information about the Yum mailing list