[Mageia-dev] [soft-commits] [4237] block denemo as it pulls in lilypond and texlive

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Wed Apr 25 10:47:46 CEST 2012

On 24 April 2012 22:53, Olivier Blin <mageia at blino.org> wrote:
>> But as it is now, if I would specify texlive directly, urpmi will
>> start unselecting various random packages thus breaking the livecd
>> build...
>> (it even nukes protected packages like basesystem(-minimal)...
>> That is why we have to block the packages in the "beginning" of the
>> dependency chain...
> Exactly, if a package selected by rpmsrate has a dependency that is not
> available (for example "skipped"), this package is unselected as well as
> a lot more packages selected by rpmsrate.
> This is likely a bug in the DrakX package selection code.
> Thierry, maybe you have some ideas about this issue?
> Do you want logs to show the issue?

and testcase if possible.
Can be draklive with a specific patch to set "$urpm::args::options{justdb} = 1;"
for fast testing.

> We would be very happy not to have to specify the leaves in the dep
> chain if we can skip only one dependency.

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