"I plan to work on..." for FC5

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Sun Jun 12 14:43:50 UTC 2005

On Sat, Jun 11, 2005 at 10:53:26AM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Sat, 2005-06-11 at 10:46 -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> > Would it be useful to have yum NOT fail when one repo happens to be
> > offline? Even if the best/newest version of a package should happen to
> > be in that repo, I would find it helpful to get the best available at
> > the moment knowing that the latest and greatest version will be picked
> > up later on 'yum update,' etc.
> very dangerous behavior, actually. Especially when you have a local repo
> that has specifically needed versions of some packages.

Instead, if one fails and you *know* it's okay, --disablerepo it and try

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
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