[packagekit] exclude some upgrades

Matthias Clasen matthias.clasen at gmail.com
Tue Nov 13 05:43:09 PST 2007

On Nov 13, 2007 12:49 AM, Tim Lauridsen <tim.lauridsen at googlemail.com> wrote:
>  It is a difficult case the 'skip-broken' plugin i has written is working by
> depsolve each of the available updates, to see if it can depsolve without
> errors, this functionality can be build into the YumBackend. But ït increase
> to time to get the updates. So it should be something there can be turned
> on/off.
> * Get the list of available updates.
> * Foreach update check if it can be depsolved.
> * if yes: submit package available if
> * if no: submit package cant foo
> It i not easy to find the cause of why the package not can be updated is
> hard to get, because the error messages is not always clear.

Does that even give you a correct result ? I can easily imagine a situation with
2 available updates, each of which can be installed individually, but
which conflict
with each other, directly or indirectly.

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