starting Fedora Server SIG

Enrico Scholz enrico.scholz at
Thu Nov 13 18:06:32 UTC 2008

Seth Vidal <skvidal at> writes:

>>> If we don't have a good default course of action, why do you think the
>>> user is going to know better?
>> Why do you think, that 'yum' knows which choice is the best one? 
>> E.g. the 'plymouth' case shows that the wrong decision was taken and
>> that the user would have made the right one.
> But we still have to have a good default for the -y case. We can't
> stop and prompt when they've passed -y.

Add a configuration option which defines the "good default" for '-y'
operations.  Possible choices are 'fail' (abort on ambiguities) and
'shortest-wins' where I suggest 'fail' as the preconfigured value for
F11+ and 'shortest-wins' for legacy installations.


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