[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 16:22:27 UTC 2010

On Wed, Jul 28, 2010 at 11:19:46AM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 16:56 +0200, Michael Schroeder wrote:
> > Yep. So when rpm crashes it doesn't take down the application.
> > 
> Do you have replicable crashers of rpm that disrupt your zypper?

No, it's currently quite stable. We had some crashes in the
Berkeleydb code in the past, it's nice to run 'rpm --rebuilddb'
when the error pops up and retry the rpm call.

(I think that's also how debian's apt works, it calls dpkg to
do the real installation work.)


Michael Schroeder                                   mls at suse.de
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