"I plan to work on..." for FC5
pnasrat at redhat.com
Mon Jun 13 20:16:24 UTC 2005
On Mon, 2005-06-13 at 12:54 -0400, Janina Sajka wrote:
> 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.
It supports globbing:
yum --disablerepo \* --enablerepo base <command>
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