[Rpm-maint] [PATCH 15/19] Remember that a package was installed with --nopolicy

James Antill james at fedoraproject.org
Fri Feb 5 18:11:45 UTC 2010

On Tue, 2010-02-02 at 15:25 -0500, Steve Lawrence wrote:
> Policy modules should be ignored during policy conflict detection if a
> package was installed with --nopolicy. This patch remembers if a package
> was installed with --nopolicy by added a new tag, RPMTAG_NOPOLICIES,
> and setting its value to the time the package was installed. When doing
> conflict checks, the existence of the tag in a header tells rpm to ignore
> its policies during conflict detection.

 This seems like a really bad idea. Much like letting rpm have a
--noconflicts or --norequires option, and expecting to be able to do
sane prco resolution afterwards.

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