Version 12 (modified by james, 7 years ago)
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3.2.27 ← What's new in 3.2.28 (pre-release) → 3.2.29

User Interface changes

  • Failure of "reinstall provides" now shows the correct packages.
  • The data for command line, in history and yumdb, now contains all options (eg. --security).
  • Add yum config. and enabled repos. and yum history additional data.
  • Show a message when a user tries to run history commands, and history isn't readable.
  • Cleanup the message for "do you want to install key XYZ".
  • Don't allow users to remove the running kernel.
  • Allow reinstall of installonly packages.
  • Cleanup print of packages and their states in "history info".
  • Save installed_by and changed_by in the yumdb, and output in info -v.
  • Cleanup printing of install/downgrade/reinstall.
  • Don't do chain removals, when using downgrade and deps. are removed.
  • Add exit_on_lock config. option (or --setopt).
  • Add cmdline to history.
  • Add rpmdb problems to history.
  • Add skip broken packages to history.
  • Help users out when repos. aren't enabled in clean/etc.
  • Can pass multiple arguments to "yum check".
  • Ignore "yum check" problems with packages being removed.
  • Add total remove size, when just doing removes.
  • Move protect-packages plugin into core, defaults to: "yum, glob:/etc/yum/protected.d"
  • Add glob: syntax to all options which are lists.
  • Add simple unfilled requirements test, when we compare providers.
  • Add deselections to install, update, downgrade, remove (Eg. install @blah -foo).
  • Allow "nocontexts" in conf.tsflags, if supported in rpm.
  • Add yum check sub-commands (included in "all"): obsoleted and provides.
  • Add a header to the automatic yum check output
  • Add /etc/yum/vars
  • Allow: "yum version group blah" to just output the version for the blah version group.
  • Users can export TMPDIR to specify an alternate directory to use for non-root caches.
  • Add --setopt option to the cli.
  • Add the groupremove_leaf_only option.
  • Fix the "user" column width for history summary.
  • Put "EE" in history list, if the transaction had error output.
  • Add provides data to dep. failure messages.
  • Return errors on "yum install" if no packages could be found.
  • Add distro-sync command.

Significant bugfixes

  • Fix for when /proc isn't mounted.
  • Fix gpg key removal when the key has a space in it's provides.
  • Don't record transactions run with RPMTRANS_FLAG_TEST.
  • Don't install pkgs. which are obsoleted _only_ by installed pkgs.
  • More random unicide ... history problems, and comparing provides.
  • Don't traceback on empty transactions in depsolver.
  • We'll now install local pkgs. which only obsolete something.
  • Speedup large list output, like "yum list installed".
  • Fix for compare_providers() skipping packages that are installed and == version.
  • Fix packages excluded after bing put in "yb.up".
  • Fix adding pkgExcluders after packages have been loaded (versionlock/etc.)
  • Get the arch. correct when installing new multilib pkgs. that are obsoleters of what was requested.
  • Fix weird, and very old, depsolving bug with requirements of requirements.
  • Move the yum rpmdb indexes to /var/lib/yum/rpmdb-indexes ... helps mock.
  • Setup the permissions on the yum.log file.
  • Fixes for double prepending installroot (preupgrade/etc.).
  • Catch the new 4.8.0 can't open rpmdb error.
  • Depsolving problems where obsoleting packages don't provide the thing we required from their obsoletee.
  • Workaround MD reget problems.
  • Don't traceback on subkey only GPG keys.
  • Don't traceback for normal users, when they can't open the history DB.
  • syslog configuration.
  • Fix search for keys=True API users, like PK.

Resource improvement changes

  • If yumdb entries are the same, hardlink them instead of writing new versions.
  • If yumdb entries are hardlinked then cache based on dev/inode.
  • Optionally collapse libc provides/requires.
  • Big speedup for "yum remove".
  • Don't do rpmdb checks, when history isn't configured.
  • Enable conditional "big update" speedup, disable if a using a package from a repo. without pkgfiles index.
  • Speedup returnNewestByName(), for at least old repodiff.
  • Add caches for multiple .install/.remove calls.

API changes

  • Fix API break for rpm transaction errors (Eg. disk full).
  • Add plugin hook/callback for pkg.verify(), also add objects so data can be changed.
  • Add plugin hook for compare_providers.
  • Add .history.write_addon_data().
  • Add historyend and historybegin plugin hooks.
  • Save installed_by and changed_by in the yumdb.
  • Add caching to getloginuid().
  • Add pre/post verifytrans plugin hooks.
  • Fix for rpm 4.8.0 flags being long, not int.
  • Catch the new 4.8.0 can't open rpmdb error.
  • Remove all internal uses of has_key, for py3k compat.
  • Add tsInfo.deselect() for anaconda/kickstart.
  • Add pkg.obsoletedBy().
  • Add primary_only arg. to returnFileTypes().
  • Add /etc/yum/vars.
  • Add provides_for as an arg. to .install().
  • Add .readable to the history object.

Developer stats.

3.2.28 - 270 commits: Fri Jul 23 16:21:42 2010 -0400

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