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Re: [opensuse] Udates for 11.2 stable, are there any?
  • From: Constant Brouerius van Nidek <constant@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 15 Dec 2009 23:05:36 +0700
  • Message-id: <200912152305.36658.constant@xxxxxxxxxxx>
On Tuesday 15 December 2009 09:52:03 pm Michael Schroeder wrote:
On Tue, Dec 15, 2009 at 09:17:30AM -0500, Ken Schneider - openSUSE wrote:
On 12/15/2009 09:08 AM, Constant Brouerius van Nidek pecked at the

keyboard and wrote:
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...

Nothing to do.

You need to use zypper patch to apply "patches".

Actually 'zypper up' also works most of the time. The difference
is that if there are problems like vendor changes, zypper up
will just don't do the update whereas zypper patch will force
the update in.

Cheers,
Michael.

Thanks for the information. Indeed there were three patches waiting which
zypper update did not find.
After running zypper patch I got following info:

There are some running programs that use files deleted by recent upgrade. You
may wish to restart some of them. Run 'zypper ps' to list these programs.

# zypper ps
The following running processes use deleted files:
(table of programs)
You may wish to restart these processes.
See 'man zypper' for information about the meaning of values in the above
table.

Trying to find out what the shown numbers are I ran man zypper but got the
information that there is no man page for zypper.
I have man pages installed and even installed man-pages-supplement.
Somebody has an idea where to find the man page for zypper?

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