when does --skip-broken get applied when using yumex?
On 12/28/2011 12:03 PM, Joe Zeff wrote:
> On 12/28/2011 09:45 AM, Kevin Martin wrote:
>> When running "yumex --skip-broken --nogpgcheck" I see a number of packages in the list of updates that are excluded as having
>> dependency issues if I run "yum --skip-broken --nogpgcheck". Does the skip-broken with yumex get considered*only* if I try to
>> apply the updates? Until I'm sure about that I'm a little worried about doing an apply with yumex (as many of the packages that get
>> excluded under yum but not yumex are X packages and I don't want to have a non-working X environment suddenly).
> I've never tried running yumex that way from a CLI. However, I've selected those options in yumex a few times to get around
> issues. From what I've seen, yumex will show you all of the updates and even allow you to select them, even with those options
> because it's not until it tries to resolve the dependencies that the problems reveal themselves. It's different with yum because
> yum doesn't give you the list of updates until after checking dependencies.
Ah, that's interesting. I wonder why the decision was made to have yumex perform in that manner? Ah well, may never know. Thanks
for the info.
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