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Re: Making updates-testing more useful





On Fri, 12 Dec 2008, Thomas Moschny wrote:


Yeah, sure, from the dependency solver's technical pov.

But, especially in case of a lagging mirror, they are 'virtual' in
that they could vanish immediately by using another mirror.

And this can be detected, if you give each repo an epoch or timestamp
and something like that.

A dependency problem in the set of packages provided by
 (fedora base, updates from today, rpmfusion from today)
is somehow more 'severe' than a dependency problem from
 (fedora base, updates from today, rpmfusion from yesterday)


How? It's the same to the user. They can't do what they wanted to do b/c they're out of sync.

-sv


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