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Re: [opensuse] Upgrade RC1 to RC3?
  • From: Christian Boltz <opensuse@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 7 May 2006 16:45:54 +0200
  • Message-id: <200605071645.56670@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Hello,

Am Sonntag, 7. Mai 2006 16:10 schrieb houghi:
> On Sat, May 06, 2006 at 11:10:43PM +0200, Christian Boltz wrote:
> > Am Freitag, 5. Mai 2006 23:48 schrieb houghi:
> > > On Fri, May 05, 2006 at 11:39:20PM +0200, Christian Boltz wrote:
> >
> > [...]
> >
> > > > BTW: The fact that nearly nobody noticed this yet shows that
> > > > SUSE chose the least important packages to be FTP-only ;-))
> > >
> > > Most likely because the DVD9 was not yet publicly available. Or
> > > am I missing something?
> >
> > No, you didn't miss anything. I don't have any DVD9 of 10.1 yet
> > (but it was available SUSE-internally AFAIK).
>
> That was the reason nobody noticed. ;-)

OK, you won ;-)

But even the number of "not on CD" complaints was low IIRC.

> > BTW: There were some FTP-only packages in 10.0 already, but the
> > list was shorter -
> > http://suse-linux-faq.koehntopp.de/q/q-suse100-ftponly.html
> > (headlines in german, but the package list should be understandable
> > for everybody ;-)
>
> Why not point to the URL that is described in the `Release notes`

Because it is another list ;-)

>http://www.novell.com/products/linuxpackages/professional/diff_cd_dvd.html

-> shows the difference between the 5 CDs and the retail DVD

> And there also is
> http://www.novell.com/coolsolutions/tip/16015.html

-> lists the packages only available on retail DVD (and doesn't mention
that many of them are available in the Extra directory BTW)


My link lists packages that are _only_ available on the FTP server.

> > OTOH, some packages are on CD6,
> > but not in Extra...
>
> That should, I think, not happen.

That's why I filed the mentioned bugreports *g*


Regards,

Christian Boltz
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wurde und der so verrückt partitoniert bzw. Mountpoints zuordnet,
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