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[openFATE 306915] zypper lu should show security updates in red/bold
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  • Date: Thu, 4 Mar 2010 13:17:17 +0100 (CET)
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Feature changed by: Jiri Srain (jsrain)
Feature #306915, revision 8
Title: zypper lu should show security updates in red/bold

openSUSE-11.2: Rejected by Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger)
reject date: 2009-08-13 13:37:33
reject reason: Moving to 11.3.
Priority
Requester: Important

- openSUSE-11.3: Evaluation
+ openSUSE-11.3: Candidate
Priority
Requester: Important
Projectmanager: Desirable

Requested by: Atri Bhattacharya (badshah400)

Description:
It would be useful for zypper lu to show security updates in red/bold
fonts, to make them prominent, especially as colors are already in
zypper version 1.2.0 according to
http://jniq.blogspot.com/2009/06/colors-in-zypper.html

Discussion:
#1: Andreas Jaeger (a_jaeger) (2009-08-12 14:49:23)
I don't think that zypper has this knowledge as part of zypper lu. Jan,
correct?

#2: Ján Kupec (jkupec) (2009-08-12 17:04:18) (reply to #1)
No, not in lu. lp (list-patches) has this information. It also shows
the update category in one of the columns:
$ LANG=en zypper lp
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...
Repository │ Name │ Version │ Category │ Status
──────────────────────┼───────────────────┼─────────┼──────────┼───────
openSUSE 11.1 Updates │ ghostscript-devel │ 592 │ security │ needed
openSUSE 11.1 Updates │ ghostscript-devel │ 877 │ security │ needed

Yes, i guess highlighting the 'security' rows with a different color
might be nice, but i'm afraid i won't have time to code it for 11.2.
OTOH i would welcome a patch :O) One needs to adapt current Table.*
code to support colored rows and then color the appropiate rows in the
lp table in update.cc.



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