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Re: FC2T3 rhn-applet question mark

On Thu, May 13, 2004 at 01:16:45PM -0400, Chris Ricker wrote:
> On Thu, 13 May 2004, Jeff Spaleta wrote:
> > On top of that I think there is an underlying design problem, now that
> > up2date can use multiple yum repos. How do you inform the user in
> > situations where some but not all of the repos are broken in the
> > sources file in such a way that users still know about the update from
> > the correctly listed repos? The grey question mark, even if it did
> > work, is sort of out of place unless all repos listed in sources are
> > broken.  From a design standpoint a new icon for the mixed case needs
> > to be added maybe a grey exclamation mark to indicate there are
> > updates on atleast one working repo listed AND atleast one repo listed
> > seems to be unresponsive.
> why? If any of your yum repositories are broken, you're screwed -- yum won't
> update unless all listed repositories are available.... If / when that ever 

  up2date will work with a repository subset I think. Operating on a smaller
universe whould work in most cases, since most extra channels are usually
for specific add-on packages.


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