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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Proposal for project in root namespace: GNOME:*
  • From: "Dominique Leuenberger" <Dominique.Leuenberger@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 18 Sep 2006 16:26:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <s50ec9b3.077@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>


>>> Reply on 18-09-2006 17:24:59 <<<> Adrian Schröter wrote:
> > Am Monday 18 September 2006 15:39 schrieb Stanislav Brabec:
> > > Adrian Schröter wrote:
> > > > Hm, that would mean when there is a stable Gnome 2.18 all people
> needs to
> > > > change their repository URLs ?
> > >
> > > Yes. Exactly this was my intention.
> > >
> > > After GNOME 2.x 2.x+2 update, desktop often needs small
> reconfiguration
> > > and some things may even disappear.
> > >
> > > Imagine that you are using 2.x and you will get 2.x+2 overnight.
> Your
> > > desktop is now different, needs some work to adjust it, and may be
> even
> > > less stable. And what is worse, there is no way to undo this
> change.
> >
> > That would be always a bug IMHO. How does a user do an update from
> openSUSE
> > x.y to x.y+1 (or SLE) otherwise ?

That's not completely true:
If you have a repository pointing to ftp://mirror.suse.de/pub/SL-Stable/inst-source then your openSUSE get's updated to x.y+1 as soon as it's declared as stable. See also my other post on that topic.

Dominique

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