[Yum] yum 3.2.12

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Mon Mar 3 20:35:05 UTC 2008


Hi Folks,
 Yum 3.2.12 is out and available:

notable items:
- installed_object.verify() works much like and/or better than rpm -Va
does now and enables the yum-verify plugin
- a number of memory saving improvements
- speed ups in handling of excludes
- for both of the ia64 users it is now enabled again!
- when depsolving we've added a number of heuristics to pick the right
provider from a list of providers. A couple of the heuristics include:
    - see if the sourcerpm of the providing and the requiring packages 
      is the same
    - see if the most characters of the package name lead match. This 
      helps with cases like both totem-lirc and xmms-lirc providing the 
      library for totem-debuginfo.
- write method for the comps object in yum to write out a compliant 
  comps xml file based on the imported comps files.

A good sized set of depsolving improvements, translation updates and
general bugfixes.

See the changelog for full details:
http://devel.linux.duke.edu/gitweb/?p=yum.git;a=commitdiff;h=8694ee7c9ed78d422acc6be4f05ab10b39131fb5


Tarball:
 http://linux.duke.edu/yum/download/3.2/yum-3.2.12.tar.gz

srpm:
http://linux.duke.edu/yum/download/3.2/yum-3.2.12-1.src.rpm

let us know what breaks,
-sv





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