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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Proposal for project in root namespace: GNOME:*
  • From: JP Rosevear <jpr@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 15:01:15 -0400
  • Message-id: <1158606076.18845.267.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, 2006-09-18 at 16:18 +0200, Stanislav Brabec wrote:
> Adrian Schröter wrote:
> > Am Monday 18 September 2006 15:39 schrieb Stanislav Brabec:
> > > Adrian Schröter wrote:
> > > > Hm, that would mean when there is a stable Gnome 2.18 all people needs to
> > > > change their repository URLs ?
> > >
> > > Yes. Exactly this was my intention.
> > >
> > > After GNOME 2.x 2.x+2 update, desktop often needs small reconfiguration
> > > and some things may even disappear.
> > >
> > > Imagine that you are using 2.x and you will get 2.x+2 overnight. Your
> > > desktop is now different, needs some work to adjust it, and may be even
> > > less stable. And what is worse, there is no way to undo this change.
> >
> > That would be always a bug IMHO. How does a user do an update from openSUSE
> > x.y to x.y+1 (or SLE) otherwise ?
>
> openSUSE x.y to x.y+1 is updated by admin by reboot from install CD/DVD.
> Unintentional upgrade can never happen there.

I think we should strive for big updates from repo's to work though,
like in debian.

-JP
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JP Rosevear <jpr@xxxxxxxxxx>
Novell, Inc.

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