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Re: [opensuse] [RFC] Reducing Online Update Requirements
  • From: jdd <jdd@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 20 May 2006 00:35:11 +0200
  • Message-id: <446E481F.5060306@xxxxxxxxx>
Carl-Daniel Hailfinger wrote:

4) Minor/Enhancement. The current state is MUCH better than
everything we had before. Maybe make it configurable, but at
least make sure beasts like OOo are not downloaded as full RPM
from update sources if installation source is local and update
source is remote.

with the growing size of mass storage, keeping all the rpms on a hard drive is no longer ridiculous, so this point is important.

one could think of downloading all the up(grade/date?) in the background with low priority



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