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Re: [opensuse-factory] Online update issue
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 18 May 2006 19:31:31 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060518173131.GD3397@xxxxxxx>
On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 07:26:58PM +0200, Eberhard Moenkeberg wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On Thu, 18 May 2006, houghi wrote:
> >On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 06:56:08PM +0200, Duncan Mac-Vicar Prett wrote:
> >>On Wednesday 17 May 2006 18:44, jdd wrote:
> >>>Eberhard Moenkeberg wrote:
>
> >>>>But you can click 'em to force installation.
> >>>
> >>>what can a patch do if the main file is not installed?
> >>>jdd (curious :-)
> >>
> >>install the packages
> >
> >Which is an unwanted siteeffect.
>
> This "side effect" was missed for a long long time. This is definitely a
> step forward.
>
> >If there are many such things, people might start installing more they
> >what they actually want or need.
>
> Yes. I'm sure we would need to inhibit clicking in general if you don't
> stop your black magic soon.

Also, if you now install a package it will check if there is a security update
and retrieve and install the fixed package instead.

Ciao, Marcus

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