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Re: yum Traceback in yummain.main(sys.argv[1:]) ...

On 01/11/2007, Axel Thimm <Axel Thimm atrpms net> wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 01, 2007 at 09:11:55PM +0100, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > On 01/11/2007, Oliver (savage) <no-reply-gw fcp surfsite org> wrote:
> > > Hi Michael, thanks for your answer.
> > >
> > > alsa-kmdl- _(I removed it with yum)_
> > > alsa-kmdl-
> > >
> > > alsa-kmdl-
> >
> > "alsa-kmdl" still is no official Fedora package.
> Which has nothing to do with yum bombing out, right?

Only with Yum failing to resolve the dependencies of the kmdl pkgs.

> The OP has two problems, one is a know feature/bug from yum (just set
> installonly_limit in yum.conf to 0 and see yum be happy again
> concerning old kernels and packages depending on them).

Does that keep all kernels? If so, why isn't the default
installonly_limit=2 sufficient when the OP has only one kernel
installed and another in the update transaction? Yum prints when it
plans to remove an old kernel. It did in the quotes in this thread.

> Still trying to put the blame on "unofficial" packages is less than
> fair.

Keeping them installed and disabling the corresponding repos very
likely leads to problems, not just with regard to kmdl pkgs. I didn't
blame anyone, I just pointed out that those pkgs are not in the Fedora

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