[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
Thu Jul 29 15:14:21 UTC 2010

On Thu, Jul 29, 2010 at 11:07:58AM -0400, seth vidal wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-07-28 at 18:22 +0200, Michael Schroeder wrote:
> > 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.)
> how does running the elements as separate install processes work for
> multilib files or for certain kinds of obsoletes?

Actually I don't know of any problems. I know that the rpm puts
the erase TEs at the end of the transaction to solve some issue,
but I don't know the exact reason for that.


Michael Schroeder                                   mls at suse.de
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