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

Janina Sajka janina at rednote.net
Mon Jun 13 16:54:35 UTC 2005

Matthew Miller writes:
> 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
> again.

I do exactly that, but the list of --disablerepo switches gets a tad
tedious to build.

I suppose I should note that I have non Fedora repos such as Dag,
Freshrpms, PlanetCCRMA, Gstreamer, and a few more.

Currently running an FC3 to FC4 upgrade via Yum on my x86_64 system.
Fingers crossed.

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