[packagekit] exclude some upgrades

Tim Lauridsen tim.lauridsen at googlemail.com
Tue Nov 13 06:21:36 PST 2007

Matthias Clasen wrote:
> 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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It is not catching all the cases, but most of the cases.
if two updates conflict with each other which one shall be skipped ?? 
The first or the second.
Some case is not even catched buy the depsolver, they are first catched 
in the RPM Test Transaction


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