[Yum] dependency problems with yum-priorities on CentOS 5.5

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Tue Aug 24 13:59:33 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-08-24 at 11:17 +0100, Nick wrote:
> > It is very simple. First you run updates with priorities enabled, and
> > update all core repo packages and already installed external packages
> > without their counterpart in core repos, that (highly likely) have no
> > unresolved dependacies.
> I claim that's exactly what I did, and when the problem emerged.
> My complaint is a usability issue: I didn't get *warned* that there was a
> resolution problem until too late. (And that yum hides the potentially resolving
> package too thoroughly.)

If you're seeing a file-conflict in the transaction-test it is an error
yum cannot notify you about until that point. B/c it lacks sufficient
information - specifically it lacks the pkg hdrs - which include
filelists and checksums.


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