[Mageia-discuss] mageiaupdate and the list of updates

Wolfgang Bornath molch.b at googlemail.com
Sat Jul 2 13:57:03 CEST 2011

2011/7/2 Antoine Pitrou <solipsis at pitrou.net>:
> On Sat, 2 Jul 2011 13:22:30 +0200
> Wolfgang Bornath <molch.b at googlemail.com>
> wrote:
>> No need to. For me a system is a whole. If I have one insecure part
>> the whole system is insecure.
> That's getting really off-topic. If you arguing that nobody should skip
> any security update, then please make a proposal to make those
> updates automatic and without user confirmation.

No. As has been said it may be needed to skip a single package as an exception.

> That's another loss of time. Why should I bother removing many packages
> by hand from my system? I don't lack disk space.
> You are requesting that I dedicate a lot of time administrating and
> tweaking my system. Well if I wanted to do that I'd install Debian,
> Gentoo or FreeBSD. There's a reason I use Mageia, which is to have a
> system which is user-friendly by default and doesn't ask for a lot of
> manual intervention. Being able to review updates without first typing
> a password is also part of that.

Well, I do not request anything from you. I only state my point of
view which differs from yours.

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