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Re: comps discussion at fudcon and the future



On Wed, 2009-01-14 at 22:34 +0100, Nicolas Mailhot wrote:
> Le mercredi 14 janvier 2009 à 16:26 -0500, seth vidal a écrit :
> > 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.
> 
> You can probably implement this by making the magic auto metapackage be
> "@name-timestamp" instead of "@name" with no auto-update of its content.
> And then add a yum command that shows the diff between installed
> "@name-timestamp" and "@name-currenttimestamp", and proposes switching
> from one to the other.

That seems like more of a special case than I'd like and it means 'yum
update' doesn't do what I would expect it to do.

-sv



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