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Re: [SLE] yast2 repositories in place of apt repositories ?
  • From: Richard Bos <radoeka@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 27 Apr 2006 23:16:53 +0200
  • Message-id: <200604272316.54207.radoeka@xxxxxxxxx>
Op donderdag 27 april 2006 19:50, schreef Mikus Grinbergs:
> I had put my own thoughts into what information (and HOW it was
> expressed) was placed in my /etc/smart/channels directory [long
> before upgrades of smart started unconditionally modifying it].
> My upset was because an upgrade of smart, WITHOUT ASKING FOR MY
> PERMISSION, __replaced__ some of that information with its own.
>
> [Yes, when I next started 'smart --gui', it *did* ask permission
>  to transfer the new information from /etc/smart/channels to its
>  own internal cache.  But as far as I was concerned, the damage
>  had already been done -- /etc/smart/channels had been ravaged.]
>
> I'll accept substitution of new information when the previous
> information is being officially deprecated -- hence my question
> to this list.  [But your answer makes me think that the change was
> made for load-balancing purposes, without consideration of which
> index format needs less time on my dial-up line for an 'update'.]
>
>
> To answer your question -- my /etc/smart/channels directory had
> its contents changed.  Two examples of such changes:
>
>   File 'packman-gwdg.channel' was removed:

This is a problem/bug etc of the smart application (client) and of the apt
repository at the server....

--
Richard Bos
Without a home the journey is endless

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