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Re: [opensuse] YOU question
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 4 Dec 2006 17:45:34 +0100
  • Message-id: <20061204164534.GB21288@xxxxxxx>
On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 11:40:37AM -0500, George Stoianov wrote:
> On 12/4/06, Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett <dmacvicar@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> >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.
> That is different from 10.0 where only packages that were going to be
> upgraded were marked right?? Do the check marks have different colors,
> blue and black I saw some updates with black today that got installed?

Yes, the blue ones are installed already.

In 10.2 the view has been cleaned up to be more userfriendly.

Ciao, Marcus
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