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Re: status of up2date and rhn-applet



On 11/26/2005 12:39:07 AM, Jeremy Katz wrote:
On Fri, 2005-11-25 at 10:54 +0100, Joachim Frieben wrote:
> "up2date-gnome" has a very clear, informative interface. You start with a
> channel windows that allows you review the available channels and to make
> your choice. Very nice, indeed.

Why would you want to not download updates from all repositories you
have configured?  Or at least see what's available.  The fact that the
updates come from multiple repositories is a detail that I don't think
users really want to / should need to care about.

Maybe I shouldn't care, but I do. As an example, with all due respect to its creator, the atrpms repository holds both packages I want (unique functionality) and that I don't want (core replacements). Unfortunately that means I can never do a blind cross-the-board upgrade from all the sources I've identified.

Regards, Willem Riede.


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