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Re: [opensuse-factory] Package Manager major changes for Beta4 and FACTORY Tree
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 08 Feb 2006 20:04:50 +0100
  • Message-id: <m3fymtoenh.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Cristian Rodriguez <judas_iscariote@xxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Andreas Jaeger wrote:
>> We're replacing our package manager resolver library with a new version
>> called "libzypp". This integration is more complex than estimated and
>> therefore we decided:
>> * to have beta4 available a day later than planned
>> * to have an additional beta5 next week
>> * the package manager in beta4 will only have reduced functionality
>> We're still working on the integration of "libzypp" into our tree and
>> hope to have both update and new installation working.
>> Together with libzypp, we get the zmd daemon, the rug command line
>> interface, the zen-updater, zen-remover, zen-installer packages. They
>> all handle YUM sources and additionally Zenworks servers as
>> installation sources.
>> Note that I'm not sure whether YaST sources will still be supported -
>> or only YUM sources. I'll try to figure this out now.
>> IMPORTANT: The current factory tree contains the first of these
>> changes and I advise to not update the yast components from it!
>> Andreas
> Andreas:
> Where I can found information about this tools?
> and the **technical** reasons,advantages..and why this stuff was changed ?

rug comes with it's own man page - and the other graphical software
should be rather intuitive.

About the reasons, I'm writing up something right now and will sent it

Andreas Jaeger, aj@xxxxxxx,
SUSE Linux Products GmbH, Maxfeldstr. 5, 90409 N├╝rnberg, Germany
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