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[openFATE 310175] Zypper / YAST should cache partially downloaded packages
Feature changed by: Karl Cheng (qantas94heavy)
Feature #310175, revision 4
Title: Zypper / YAST should cache partially downloaded packages

- openSUSE-11.4: Unconfirmed
+ openSUSE Distribution: Evaluation by engineering manager
- Requester: Important
+ Requester: Desirable

Requested by: Ankleface Wroughtlandmire (bummmm)
Partner organization:

I have a flaky internet connection. So it's important for me to be able
to resume partially downloaded files. I would like the YAST software
manager and Zypper to resume downloads of packages where I left off in
case of any error.

#1: John Hudson (john_hudson) (2010-07-24 20:02:21)
I had to suspend to disk while installing 11.3 and, when I restarted,
YaST continued from half way through downloading the package. So some
of the functionality to implement this appears to be present already.

openSUSE Feature:

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