[CentOS] yum update --skip-broken failure

Mon Nov 4 13:36:12 UTC 2013
ken <gebser at mousecar.com>

Though I've used it countless times in the past, "yum update 
--skip-broken" doesn't work anymore... it doesn't skip over updates 
which have dependency problems.  Is this a known issue?  Is there a 
work-around for it?  Has anyone else experienced this?