[Mageia-discuss] mageiaupdate and the list of updates

Antoine Pitrou solipsis at pitrou.net
Sat Jul 2 13:14:17 CEST 2011

On Sat, 2 Jul 2011 12:58:30 +0200
Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com>
> 1. So you don't use a package you think it will cause no problems if a
> security problem with said package remains unfixed?

Yes. Feel free to give a counter-example :)

> 2. Especially packages which were installed because of dependencies
> need the updates because the software these packages are related to
> will need the updated packages. If you shut them out of updates you
> will run into problems soon.

I'm talking about optional dependencies (suggestions). Obviously if some
base library has an update I probably want to install it.



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