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

seth vidal skvidal at fedoraproject.org
Wed Jul 28 14:31:32 UTC 2010

On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 10:47 +0200, Michael Schroeder wrote:
> 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).

You mean libzypp isn't using the rpm library interface to do this? It's
actually calling and screenscraping /bin/rpm output?


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