[Mageia-dev] [1555] Use /root/.MgaOnline for consistency

Michael Scherer misc at zarb.org
Fri May 27 21:48:56 CEST 2011

Le vendredi 27 mai 2011 à 14:43 +0200, Thierry Vignaud a écrit :

> It's basically obsolete since march 2007 when I switch mdkonline
> from poor server side update computations to locally using
> urpmi core to compute updates which is both more scalable and
> quite a lot more accurate (taking into account provides, obsoletes,
> skip.list, actual packages avaibility on used mirrors and the like...).
> the server was using its own basic algorithm based only on packages list

Pushing computation on the edge ( and on the client ) is IMHO something
we should keep in mind for various tools :
- less resources on our side
- more privacy for user

Michael Scherer

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