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Re: [SLE] An idea for YOU and SUSE
  • From: David Wright <david.wright@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 11 Feb 2006 08:37:50 +0100
  • Message-id: <200602110837.50985.david.wright@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Am Samstag, 11. Februar 2006 06:14 schrieb John Perry:
> Allen wrote:
> >On Friday 10 February 2006 7:04 pm, Bruce Marshall wrote:
> >>On Friday 10 February 2006 16:40, Allen wrote:
> >>>I'd like an option in there somewhere where you can tell it not to
> >>>display certain updates. Like for the language packs. They take up quite
> >>>a bit if screen and I don't need them.
> >>
> >>Where are you seeing these 'language' updates?? I just did a YOU update
> >>of about 25 updates and nowhere on the screen did I see anything that I
> >>would consider superfluous.... other than the WAN or nVidia drivers and
> >>although they aren't important to me, they a) are important to many and
> >> b) amount to about 5 line entries.
> >>
> >>No, I wouldn't consider your option important.
> >
> >So because you alone don't seem to have what every installation here has
> > it's not important? It's SUSE 9.3 Professional, and the language packs as
> > I pointed out and for some reason you couldn't comprehend are OOo
> > packages that I don't need, there are around 12 or more of hem and no way
> > to tell it NOT to display it.
> I have to agree with Allen, here. When I was at 9.3, there were 50'ish
> language packs that appeared after I added Russian, French, Italian, and
> German to my list of languages for OOo, besides the useless nvidia and
> WLAN updates (I have neither, and no plans for either).
> 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.
> John Perry

Yes, it was annoying, with 10.0 I think I only have 2-3 taboo packages at the
moment. I set mine to taboo which at least makes them easy to skip over.
Having an option to hide taboo packets would be nice.


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