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Re: [opensuse-factory] Online update issue
  • From: Marcus Meissner <meissner@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2006 11:29:56 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060519092956.GA31730@xxxxxxx>
On Fri, May 19, 2006 at 08:40:29AM +0200, Ulrich Windl wrote:
> On 18 May 2006 at 19:35, Marcus Meissner wrote:
>
> > On Thu, May 18, 2006 at 08:31:55PM +0300, Andras Mantia wrote:
> > > On Thursday 18 May 2006 20:31, Marcus Meissner wrote:
> > > > Also, if you now install a package it will check if there is a
> > > > security update and retrieve and install the fixed package instead.
> > >
> > > I was too quick as I have a 3rd question as well: does it retrieve the
> > > full package from the update mirror or it installs the package from the
> > > medium and gets the update?
> >
> > It will fetch the full update.
>
> if the update is longer than the original package, or what?
> Are we back to pre-(delta-RPM)? Or ist the delta-RPM dead anyway?

If the package is not installed, it will fetch the full RPM from
one of the installation sources. This is either your DVD or the Update Mirror.

For _Updates_ where the packages are already installed ... I investigated:

patchrpm and deltarpm handling is currently not implemented, but will
be delivered by an update later.

Ciao, Marcus

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