setup libsolv UI: Silently install dependencies?
Fri Jan 5 15:49:00 GMT 2018
On 24/12/2017 23:23, Ken Brown wrote:
> Currently the libsolv version of setup silently installs added
> dependencies.Â The user gets a chance to review them first only if
> libsolv finds problems and has to display the prerequisite page.
> I'm not sure if this was a deliberate design decision, though I
> personally like it.Â On the other hand, I suspect that some users won't
> like it because they're used to seeing a report about missing
> dependencies.Â So I think we should make this behavior optional.
Yeah. Ideally we'd show what we're going to do, before we do it.
This is a bit more complex than before, as the solver might decide to
remove or upgrade packages, rather than just install extra ones.
> The attached patch is a start in that direction.Â But it needs a
> followup patch to implement the mechanism for selecting the option.Â One
> possibility is a checkbox on the chooser page, which then gets saved in
> setup.rc as a user option.Â Are there other suggestions?
But, somewhat confused by this. Isn't this just going to show the
(empty) problem report?
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