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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Yast and priorities for installation sources ?
  • From: Adrian Schröter <adrian@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 13 Mar 2006 09:39:45 +0100
  • Message-id: <200603130939.45954.adrian@xxxxxxx>
Am Sunday 12 March 2006 16:41 schrieb Pascal Bleser:
> 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 ?

until now YaST does use the newer builded package. (SL 9.1 did care about the
order of the source IIRC). I am not 100% sure how it will work with 10.1
YaST, because of the new package solver. I will ask ...

> 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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Adrian Schroeter
SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 Nuernberg, Germany
email: adrian@xxxxxxx


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