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Jesse Keating jkeating at j2solutions.net
Tue Jan 24 18:44:37 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-01-24 at 08:44 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> This is all well and dandy for traditional base + updates systems, it's
> an assumption that's dead wrong for rolling releases like rawhide.
> This thread as shown nothing @rh checks rawhide iterations are
> self-consistent before pushing them. So there are no "good" distro
> states, only a string of "gray" system states, and it's totally wrong of
> yum to expect a "good" system state will appear some time in the future.
> Hell, in theory it would be possible for rawhide to never be in a state
> yum likes from FCx to FCx+1T1

Well we code yum to work properly in releases, not rawhide.  As I said
before, there is nothing stopping somebody from coding up a yum plugin
that does what you want and tossing it at extras.  Just don't look for
this feature in yum itself.

Jesse Keating RHCE      (geek.j2solutions.net)
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