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Re: comps discussion at fudcon and the future



On Wed, 2009-01-14 at 15:22 -0600, Matthew Woehlke wrote:

> No. I want to update everything currently installed, and be /offered/ 
> anything new. By "new packages" I mean "packages that didn't exist last 
> time I ran updates" (as opposed to "updates of already installed 
> packages"). Sorry for the confusion.

Well having them 'offered' implies interactivity in a way that I very
much doubt we'll have. If the group has new pkgs in it then those are
requirements, not recommendations.



> > I think what you want out of groups is beyond the scope of what we're
> > trying to do.
> 
> That may be. In which case, I guess the point is just that what you're 
> doing is not something that will be useful to me, as I don't typically 
> install entire groups (ever). (On my Asus, I even wrote a script to find 
> all packages that are not on, or dependencies of, a "whitelist" and 
> remove them.)

Right, It sounds like what you want is a better way of searching out
packages and installing the specific ones you want.
-sv



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