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Re: Graphical boot



And in the past.. any time an upgrade did add things that werent there
already.. the numbers of complaints greatly outweighed the thanks.

On Wed, 2003-07-30 at 09:11, Michael K. Johnson wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 30, 2003 at 09:30:43AM +0300, Panu Matilainen wrote:
> > OTOH anaconda *does* fiddle around with package selections to some extent on
> > upgrades: there's code for removing blacklisted stuff (linuxconf, no wonder :),
> > installing rhn-applet if up2date-gnome was installed, making sure certain GNOME
> > packages are installed etc. Whether rhgb should be automatically added on
> > upgrade .. well, I dunno.
> 
> Basically, the default answer is "don't fiddle".  It's only done in
> cases where there's a very strong reason.  An "update" has never had
> the requirement of producing the same effect as an "install" in Red
> Hat Linux -- besides the fact that it is practically impossible to
> achieve in practice, it's not necessarily what people want.  We aim
> for "functional with packages updated" and not automagically pulling
> in rhgb on upgrade is inline with that policy.
> 
> Another one of those as-far-as-I-know unstated policies that we now
> need to codify more openly.  This message is a start.  :-)
> 
> michaelkjohnson
> 
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