[Mageia-dev] Broken Mageia-Update (Urpmi)

Sander Lepik sander.lepik at eesti.ee
Mon Nov 19 15:57:46 CET 2012

18.11.2012 17:09, Thomas Spuhler kirjutas:
> On Sunday, November 18, 2012 05:20:09 AM Anssi Hannula wrote:
>> 18.11.2012 13:30, Thierry Vignaud kirjoitti:
>>> On 18 November 2012 11:38, Anssi Hannula <anssi at mageia.org> wrote:
>>>>> Bug has been filed:
>>>>> https://bugs.mageia.org/buglist.cgi?quicksearch=looping+forever
>>>>> Updating Cauldron is broken as of this morning -
>>>>> [root at mainfox rfox]# urpmi --auto-update -v
>>>> [...]
>>>>> detecting looping forever while trying to resolve dependancies.
>>>>> Aborting... Try again with '-vv --debug' options
>>>>> at
>>>>> /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.16.2/x86_64-linux-thread-multi/URPM/Resol
>>>>> ve.pm line 1061. unlocking rpm database
>>>>> unlocking urpmi database
>>>> It seems the loop threshold Resolve.pm:1061 is way too low and detects
>>>> looping when there in fact isn't any. I bumped it up by several orders
>>>> of magnitude locally and then urpmi worked again.
>>> To what value did you bump it?
>> To 100000, but that was just a random value since I mainly just wanted
>> the upgrade to work. I don't know what would be a reasonable value.
> Did you upgrade it on the server? if yes, this didn't solve the problem.
No he didn't. Thierry, are you sure that your limit is correct? If
100000 works then i don't see it as an endless loop. Current value seems
to be too low and there are soon as many bugs about update problems than
we have about broken draksnapshot.


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