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Re: [opensuse-factory] Run download and install in parallel feature status
  • From: Jano Kupec <jkupec@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 28 May 2010 12:52:30 +0200
  • Message-id: <4BFFA06E.6070601@xxxxxxx>
On 05/28/2010 12:16 PM, Lars Müller wrote:
On Fri, May 28, 2010 at 10:27:16AM +0200, Jano Kupec wrote:
On 05/28/2010 07:42 AM, Rastislav Krupanský wrote:
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If there is no plan to use it, could you change default behaviour to
"DownloadInAdvance" in /etc/zypp/zypp.conf?

I would vote for this one.

Please be very careful with changing to download in advance as the
default. The risk is a full /var partition. And as this task is
performed with uid 0 we might cause bigger trouble and have no
protection from the usual filesystem reserve.

Good point.

Therefore I suggest to stay with the current approach even if it is not
the most elegant one.

Yes, maybe we should implement rough estimation of the needed disk space
& issue warning if the reserve is low _before_ making
download-all-install-all the default.


Ján Kupec
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