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Re: [SLE] An idea for YOU and SUSE
  • From: Ken Schneider <suse-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 07:36:36 -0500
  • Message-id: <1139661396.6983.2.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sat, 2006-02-11 at 00:14 -0500, John Perry wrote:

> When I went to 10.0, they all disappeared for a while, then suddenly the
> nvidia and WLAN stuff came back. I haven't had occasion yet to add the
> language packs to OOo, yet, but I shudder at the thought of bringing
> back all that crap.
>
> The only thing that makes it bearable is that the real updates seem to
> appear at the beginning of the list, so I was able to resist reading the
> whole craplist every time, based on the assurance of one of the list
> members that real updates will always precede the crap.
>
> Well, usually. I still can't resist scanning the craplist every once in
> a while to make sure it really is all crap.
>

Interesting, patches that fix security holes are considered crap.
Perhaps it would have been better to say, patches that are not necessary
to my system. These security updates certainly are not crap.

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


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