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Re: [opensuse] Refreshing the source in yast2 sw_single should be skippable
  • From: Kenneth Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 02 Feb 2006 07:30:24 -0500
  • Message-id: <1138883424.11418.1.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2006-02-02 at 13:39 +0200, Silviu Marin-Caea wrote:
> Say, if I want to install a single package that I know it's on the media, I
> have to wait for yast2 to complete refreshing all the installation sources
> that I have defined. And some of them are large and are on the internet.
> There isn't any way to skip the refreshing just once, this time.
> Consequently, a task that should take 1 minute takes 10. Not optimal.
> If yast2 sw_single + YOU is going to be replaced soon with something from the
> grander vision, very well, then it's not justified spending resources on
> this. Else, some buttons or CLI options that will skip the refresh wouldn't
> hurt.
Have you tried using yast2 -i some_software_package to install

Ken Schneider
UNIX since 1989, linux since 1994, SuSE since 1998

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