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Re: [SLE] YOU aftermath
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin1.listas@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Feb 2005 16:25:12 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.58.0502201616310.7132@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

The Saturday 2005-02-19 at 19:39 -0600, Terry Eck wrote:

> > Copy that to a CD, and delete them.
> >
>
> Why would I want to copy them to a CD? The real problem as I see it
> is that they are not suppose to be there if I check the box "Remove...".

Because I prefer having a second route ready before cutting my bridges.
Engineer training...

> Since they are on the disk, are they of any use if I do not plan to
> reintall.

If you happen to encounter one of those problems that needs to go back to
some previous version of some package, and it is not in the YOU servers,
then you will have a problem. Or if your HD breaks down, or if you install
SuSE for a friend. Or... n**m reasons.

In my case, it is much cheaper saving to a CD than having to re-download
400 Mb.

--
Cheers,
Carlos Robinson

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