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Re: [opensuse-factory] No updates of any description to 11.2 (MS6)?
  • From: Vahis <waxborg@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 04 Sep 2009 17:34:49 +0300
  • Message-id: <4AA12589.1000803@xxxxxxxxx>
Per Osbäck wrote:
<snip>
thanks for the explaination, however, at least my zypper up also installs
version updates from the repos I have added.

Those packages are patched ones.
Did you look at man zypper?
Quote:
update (up) [options] [packagename] ...
Update installed packages with patches or newer version,
where
applicable.

To update individual packages, specify one or more
package
names. You can use the '*' and '?' wildcard characters
in the
package names to specify multiple packages matching the
pattern.

NOTE: Zypper prefers to update only those packages for
which a
patch description exists, like on the SUSE update
servers. To
operate on all packages for which there is a better
version
instead, select --type package which is also the default
in rug
compatibility mode.


what it doesn't do is changing repo for a installed package (which zypper
dup does)

Zypper dup does not change repos AFAIK.

Quote:
dist-upgrade (dup) [options]
Perform a distribution upgrade. This command performs an
update
of all packages with a special resolver algorithm which
takes
care of package splits, pattern and product updates, etc.

(But repos can be changed with zypper, man zypper)

Vahis
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