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[openFATE 305548] YaST-Qt: More informative "Installation Summary"
Feature changed by: Karl Cheng (qantas94heavy)
Feature #305548, revision 40
Title: YaST-Qt: More informative "Installation Summary"

openSUSE-11.2: Rejected by Christoph Thiel (cthiel1)
reject date: 2009-10-27 15:56:50
reject reason: -ENOTIMELEFT for 11.2.
Priority
Requester: Desirable
Projectmanager: Desirable

openSUSE-11.3: Rejected by Thomas Schmidt (digitaltomm)
reject reason: 11.3 is already released
Priority
Requester: Desirable

openSUSE-11.4: Rejected by Alex Minton (minton)
reject reason: 11.4 is already released
Priority
Requester: Important

+ openSUSE Distribution: Evaluation by engineering manager
+ Priority
+ Requester: Desirable

Requested by: Stephan Binner (beineri)
Project Manager: Christoph Thiel (cthiel1)
Partner organization: openSUSE.org

Description:
The YaST Qt package manager should provide as much information in the
"Installation Summary" view as zypper, esp the overall download size to
expect and how much disk space will be freed/used after performing the
operation.

+ Relations:
+ - 310234 (feature/id: 310234)
+ - 307743 (feature/id: 307743)

Discussion:
#1: Roberto Mannai (robermann79) (2009-01-16 20:03:59)
I also think it is very useful. See also this enhancement request:
https://bugzilla.novell.com/show_bug.cgi?id=399239 I proposed a patch
to yast-devel ML some time ago.

#3: Roberto Mannai (robermann79) (2009-05-08 14:38:08) (reply to #1)
The path is also linked here:
https://bugzillafiles.novell.org/attachment.cgi?id=239300

#2: Dimitris Tzellis (dimtz) (2009-04-18 23:44:57)
Another way to make YAST more informative is if window titles reflect
the opened module.
Currently, any window YAST opens is called YAST2 and that isn't really
guiding the user.
Ideally, when I click on the "Program Installation" module, the window
that pops up will be titled "Program Installation" and once I click
"Accept" the window title should indicate the progress of the
installation process i.e. 45%.

#4: Stephan Kulow (coolo) (2009-06-24 11:36:26)
unless someone storms forward with a patch, I don't think we'll be able
to implement this. The contact forum is zypp-devel as far as I'm
aware.

#5: Roberto Mannai (robermann79) (2009-06-24 12:05:36) (reply to #4)
Regarding the "how much disk space will be freed/used after performing
the operation" issue, a patch was proposed on
https://bugzillafiles.novell.org/attachment.cgi?id=239300. The yast-
devel ML received the patch on 22 Aug 2008, see
http://lists.opensuse.org/yast-devel/2008-08/msg00059.html.

#6: Roberto Mannai (robermann79) (2009-11-19 15:49:23)
See also https://features.opensuse.org/307743

#7: Roberto Mannai (robermann79) (2009-11-30 20:04:29)
Reopening becouse I still think this feature would be worthwhile. Maybe
you can close it with another reason besides "not enough time" :)




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