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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Yast and priorities for installation sources ?
  • From: Pascal Bleser <pascal.bleser@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 12 Mar 2006 16:41:20 +0100
  • Message-id: <44144120.5070509@xxxxxxxxx>
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I'd just like to stress this mail again, it's pretty critical for us 3rd
party packagers.

Could someone forward it to some yast2 developer who could answer this ?

Thanks.

Pascal Bleser wrote:
> Hi
>
> A question to YaST2 developers (or anyone else who'd have the answer).
>
> I package up KDE3 styles against KDE 3.5.1 in a different repository, that must only be used when
> one runs KDE 3.5. But the packages have exactly the same version and release number than the ones
> that are compiled against the stock KDE 3.4.2 and that are in the "normal" suser-guru repository.
>
> Now my question: how is YaST2 picking packages from its list of installation sources ?
> Does it do some "first match wins"-alike strategy when a package with exactly the same
> version+release is available from more than one installation source ?
> Or is it random/unpredictable ?

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