[Rpm-maint] [PATCH] - create an argwarning() (so it can be expanded on later if necessary) - emit obnoxious warnings if people using --force or --nodeps

Michael Schroeder mls at suse.de
Wed Jul 28 08:47:00 UTC 2010

On Tue, Jul 27, 2010 at 04:56:18PM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Tue, 2010-07-27 at 16:47 -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> > From: Seth Vidal <skvidal at fedoraproject.org>
> > 
> As a little additiona context. I'm incredibly tired of these options
> being used and then having to help the user move their system back to
> quasi-functionality.
> ways I can think of to expand argwarning() include having it emit
> something to the logs or maybe even mark up the rpmdb in some way if
> you're running as root.

Just FYI:
Those options are needed if you want to split a transaction into
multiple steps and use rpm to execute those steps. That's the
way libzypp runs a transaction, it has some advantages (saves
some disk space, more robust) and some disadvantages (probably
a bit slower).


Michael Schroeder                                   mls at suse.de
SUSE LINUX Products GmbH, GF Markus Rex, HRB 16746 AG Nuernberg

More information about the Rpm-maint mailing list