yum --skip-broken update by default?

Seth Vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Thu Dec 11 20:09:03 UTC 2008

On Thu, 11 Dec 2008, Steven Moix wrote:

> Hello,
> Last night I had an idea, why not alias "yum update" to "yum
> --skip-broken update" by default? This simple hack could prevent a lot
> of recurring support questions on the forums:
> 1) People who have dependency problem won't see them anymore.

b/c we need to get the dep problems reported, too.

> 2) It doesn't change anything for the rest of the people.

sure it does, it means that you think you're updated completely, but 
you're not.


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