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Re: [opensuse] Ref from:Status_Meeting_2006-06-13/transcript
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 2 Jul 2006 15:31:04 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060702133104.GB17253@xxxxxxx>
On Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 01:20:03PM +1000, scsijon wrote:
> copied from meeting notes:
>
>
> 18:21 @<henne> new isos with fixes package manager stack
> 18:21 @<henne> fixed*
> 18:21 @<henne> re-spin isos
> 18:22 @<henne> michl?
> 18:22 +<michl> we won't make new isos
> 18:22 @<henne> because?
> 18:23 +<michl> every new installation should do online update during
> installation
> 18:23 +<michl> and gets the patch
> 18:23 +<michl> the ohter can do a updat via YOU
> 18:24 +<bill-barriere> why not just add those to the add-on cd/dvd
> 18:24 +<michl> and at the moment we don't have ressources creating
> new isos and do proper testing
> 18:24 +<bill-barriere> YOU doesnt work how you axpect people to use
> it to patch itself
> 18:24 +<bill-barriere> add-on cd thingy will just get added in
> install way easier for people with 56k
> 18:25 +<Beineri> bill-barriere: don't confuse YOU (used during
> installation) and zen-updater
> 18:25 +<_Marcus_> YOU does work... we have tested it ;)
> 18:25 @<henne> okay
> 18:26 @<henne> so getting the new package manager updates by YOU is no
> problem?
> 18:26 @<henne> during the installation
> 18:26 +<_Marcus_> exactly. we had some problems with mirror delays,
> but most mirrors should have caught up now
> 18:26 @<henne> okay
> 18:26 +<_Marcus_> some mirrors are as far back as 4 days
> 18:26 @<henne> then i also see no need to put those on the add-on cd
> 18:26 +<_Marcus_> also within the installation workflow
> 18:26 +<_Marcus_> have to run now, sorrys
>
>
>
> If I understand this item correctly, I have a question.
>
> How do those of us that have sites without internet access, and there
> by at present use downloaded package update cd's to install updates,
> be confident with the BASE system installed, if as seems to be
> implicitly stated in the above that there is no adequate testing and
> isos updating when a problem is found and fixed before release?

You are weeks late for this discussion. I think everything has been said already.

Ciao, Marcus

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