[Mageia-dev] Copying dependencies to Updates (Testing), or changing mgaapplet to use urpmi --auto-update instead of urpmi --update.

Maarten Vanraes maarten.vanraes at gmail.com
Thu Aug 25 20:49:44 CEST 2011

Op donderdag 25 augustus 2011 11:47:45 schreef nicolas vigier:
> On Thu, 25 Aug 2011, David W. Hodgins wrote:
> > The problem with using "urpmi --auto-select" is that it increases i/o
> > and cpu usage for every execution of the check for updates by mgaapplet.
> No, it doesn't need to use all repositories to check for updates. It can
> use "urpmq --updates --auto-select" to see what updates are available,
> and only use all repositories to install them.
> > On my 6 year old system 5 seconds for "urpmi.update --update" versus
> > 24 seconds for "urpmi --auto-select", when the system is up-to-date.
> It's not doing the same thing, so this comparison doesn't mean anything.

tbf, i personally think the best solution is actually to make it so that
urpmi --update --auto-select works the same way as urpmq --update --auto-
select, so that this can be also fixes for commandline usage when not using the 

thus: updating with --update should use dependencies from all media.

this is imho the cleanest way.

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