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Re: [opensuse] SUSE repository
  • From: Pascal Bleser <pascal.bleser@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 01 Jan 2007 15:22:27 +0100
  • Message-id: <45991923.9020206@xxxxxxxxx>
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Robert Lewis wrote:
> I would like to get a better handle on the SUSE oss and non-oss
> repositories.
>
> Are these static ?

Yes

> If so are they identical to the installation media?
> Meaning, if I put the installation ISO image on my
> harddrive and point YaST installation sources to
> it is their any purpose in pointing to the above repositories?

The oss repository that's available from servers on the internet has
more packages than what is available on the CD/DVD ISOs.

It indeed makes sense to also add the internet repositories to YaST2's
list of installation sources.

cheers
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