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Re: [opensuse] SUSE repository
  • From: Robert Lewis <rll@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 01 Jan 2007 06:34:13 -0800
  • Message-id: <45991BE5.7050304@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Pascal Bleser wrote:
> 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
Thanks! One more question.
If I purchase the Commercial DVD-9 release of 10.2 then is this the same
as the repositories or is there still a benefit to pointing to them?

Bob
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