[Mageia-discuss] Handbooks - the lot

Marcello marcello.anni at alice.it
Sat Mar 10 18:58:21 CET 2012

Il 07/03/2012 17:46, Juergen Harms ha scritto:
> Upgrading to KDE 4.8.1 I realised that substantial time is lost
> downloading fat handbooks that I do not need.
> After taking a closer look, I threw out 65 handbooks which I never asked
> for and which I do not need. Looking into the details of this flood (rpm
> -q with a filter for handbooks), the following facts become clear
> - the upgrade to kde 4.8.1 added the 4.8.1 handbooks without
> uninstalling the corresponding 4.8.0 versions
> - I am getting (lots of) handbooks for games, where the games themselves
> are not installed (I use a minimum install, nevertheless get some games
> which I remove with urpme kdegames4 - I suspect that this forgets to
> remove the corresponding handbooks).
> - I am getting (non-requested) kde-l10n-handbooks for french, german and
> en_GB, probably due to the fact that these languages are specified in
> the kde locale (languages tab) - to support spellchecking and
> hyphenation, that should not trigger the handbooks
> This is (a) a multiplicator for the time spent downloading and
> upgrading, and (b) a substantial waste of storage.
> I used urpmi --auto-orphans (no negative effects) to get rid of the
> major part of this flood.

maybe is it better if you open a bug report against each of these 
issues? these are simply bugs to got fixed...


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