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Re: [opensuse-factory] bad zypper lu
  • From: Juergen Weigert <jw@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 11 Oct 2010 11:36:53 +0200
  • Message-id: <20101011093653.GQ23350@xxxxxxx>
On Oct 11, 10 10:23:33 +0200, Duncan Mac-Vicar P. wrote:
On 10/09/2010 05:51 PM, Marcus Meissner wrote:
I guess "zypper lu" does not display what "zypper dup" will do.

zypper up updates your system, defined as a collection of packages
from a certain vendor.

zypper dup CHANGES your system to a new state. It may downgrade,
uninstall, remove, packages. The state is defined by the repository
you dup against or repo priorities if you are not doing against a
specific one.

Hmm, do we have a 'lu' equivalent for 'dup'?

People still don't get the difference. Debian has dist-upgrade and
upgrade too IIRC.
Me too. :-)

Changing 'to a new state' is not quite clear to me.
If it would say, 'zypper dup -r openSUSE:11.3' can be used to go from
e.g. 11.2 to 11.3 then it would be much clearer.

cheers,
JW-
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