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Re: [opensuse] YOU question
  • From: Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett <dmacvicar@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2006 17:13:33 +0100
  • Message-id: <200612041713.33694.dmacvicar@xxxxxxx>
On Monday 04 December 2006 16:14, George Stoianov wrote:
> I am using 10.1 and everytime I open it up to check for new updates I
> see a list of stuff checked for update when I click to get the
> updates different or no files are downloaded am I missing something
> some of the stuff checked off like kernel and kde base lib updates I
> thought I had already applied is checked off. Does YOU work
> differently now??

checked off means patch has dependencies satisfied so it does not need to be
applied.

Since 10.1 patches work like a policy, once you install it, you only install a
policy enforcing certain dependencies. Packages are grabbed only if they are
needed.

Duncan
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