Rawhide debuginfo package problems 2007-07-16

Jeremy Katz katzj at redhat.com
Mon Jul 16 20:54:18 UTC 2007

On Mon, 2007-07-16 at 13:53 -0700, Roland McGrath wrote:
> > Sure, but debuginfo-install works *without* changing the repo definition.
> > So your upgrade will fail, as the newer version of XYZ won't upgrade because
> > the debuginfo repo isn't active.
> It would be kewl if yum told you "unhappy rpm comes from no repo in use".
> I suppose you can't really tell now that if the sometimes the installed
> version of an updates rpm is no longer in the updates repo.  The second
> suggestion is that yum et al store in some yum cache info somewhere which
> repo each install rpm came from.  Then in various things it tells you about
> that rpm, it can mention which repo it came from and draw your attention to
> it being a disabled one if it is.

And when someone installs using rpm by hand?  Sorry, keeping a separate
database of this sort of information with yum is the path to misery.


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