Bug 1432678 - why can't dnf give useful outputs?
Summary: why can't dnf give useful outputs?
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: dnf
Version: 24
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: rpm-software-management
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2017-03-15 23:30 UTC by Harald Reindl
Modified: 2017-03-16 09:06 UTC (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2017-03-16 05:55:48 UTC
Type: Bug

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Description Harald Reindl 2017-03-15 23:30:49 UTC Comment hidden (abuse)
Comment 2 Igor Gnatenko 2017-03-16 05:55:48 UTC
run dnf --best and you will see more info on broken dependencies.

Comment 3 Harald Reindl 2017-03-16 07:16:03 UTC Comment hidden (abuse)
Comment 4 Jurijs Kolomijecs 2017-03-16 08:53:51 UTC
(In reply to Harald Reindl from comment #3)
> Yeah everybody out there will know that - NOT - welcome to the real world, i
> am by far one of the most experienced Fedora users but my brain refuses to
> learn parameters which should not exist at all when dnf would have usable
> Defaults 
> DAMNED that is a bug - as a user i do not need to know all sorts of
> non-logical parameters simply because nobody remembers them when not used
> regularly 
> The behavior of yum was perfect over a decade and people with no sense for
> user experience should refrain from touching known behavior in a
> distribution and then pretend it's not a regression

Actually that's fixed already, see https://github.com/rpm-software-management/dnf/blob/347e3b30b916231e3aee4068610bfebe4439daa3/po/dnf.pot#L1649

Comment 5 Harald Reindl 2017-03-16 08:57:52 UTC Comment hidden (abuse)
Comment 6 Igor Gnatenko 2017-03-16 08:59:35 UTC
(In reply to Harald Reindl from comment #5)
> *lol* "(add '--best' to command line to see why package dependency cannot be
> satisfied)" is all but not a fix - why is --worst the default and how many
> years will it take until DNF offers a compareable user expierienice as YUM
> had it for many years BY DEFAULT?
DNF provides better experience but not bailing on broken dpeendencies, but allows user to install packages / do update of other packages.


Comment 7 Harald Reindl 2017-03-16 09:06:20 UTC Comment hidden (abuse)

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