[Mageia-dev] task-obsolete - questions about implementation details and how to disable it

Florian Hubold doktor5000 at arcor.de
Thu Dec 27 00:02:28 CET 2012

Am 25.12.2012 22:41, schrieb Charles A Edwards:
> On Tue, 25 Dec 2012 22:24:56 +0100
> Guillaume Rousse wrote:
>>> As root, run this command:
>>> echo task-obsolete >> /etc/urpmi/skip.list
>>> This will add task-obsolete into the skip list and you can use
>>> obsoleted software.  
>> even easier:
>> rpm -e task-obsolete
> Needed, but if you do not add it to the skip.list it will be
> re-installed the next time you update.
>     Charles
OK, so there is currently only the option to have all packages
obsoleted or to have the mechanism completely disabled?
No proper way to only have selected obsoletes?

@Thierry, do you have any other clever solution here? Or some
workaround or something similar?

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