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Re: [SLE] Package updates with YAST on SUSE 9.3
  • From: Richard Pace <rpace@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 14 Jul 2006 13:28:47 -0700
  • Message-id: <200607141328.47941.rpace@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Friday 14 July 2006 11:53, Darryl Gregorash wrote:
> On 14/07/06 08:05, Richard Pace wrote:
> >Hi:
> >Last time I updated KDE, I used as my "source of
> >Installation" for YaST. This was last May. Now it seems everything has
> >moved to "opensuse"? Anywasy, I cannot find any URLs at the opensuse site
> >for 9.3 for YaST. I found the KDE RPMs for 3.5.3 at opensuse in the link
> >below. But I think YaST needs s directory with "directory.yast" in it,
> > or something like that for the installation source URL.
> >
> >
> >
> >I read the doc at
> >and looked for YaST directories here:
> >
> >
> >So I'm lost now. Can someone point me in the right direction? I did look
> > in the list archives for some clues but didn't find any. Maybe I didn't
> > search correctly. Anyone updated 9.3 lately?
> What exactly is it you wish to update? All the installation sources up
> to 9.3 are still on the old mirrors, which you can find listed at
> All the security updates for all versions are also still on those mirrors.
> The only things that have moved are the "supplementary" packages, and
> those are the only ones for which the problem you mention exists.
> However, you only need these if you have some compelling reason to
> change, for example, from the KDE version 3.4 that is in SuSe 9.3.
Yes, you've hit the proverbial nail on the head. I like to keep KDE current.
I'm now running 3.5.2 and 3.5.3 is available. So the supplementary packages
are what I'm wanting. I'll work it out. Thanks.

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