[Mageia-dev] Backports policy clarification (and discussion)

blind Pete 0123peter at gmail.com
Sat Jun 9 09:11:41 CEST 2012

AL13N wrote:

> Op vrijdag 8 juni 2012 20:40:04 schreef Samuel Verschelde:
>> Le vendredi 8 juin 2012 16:58:24, andre999 a écrit :
> [...]
>> > But wouldn't current tools update backports if backports are active ?
>> No, they wouldn't :)
> but isn't this a bug? just like nonfree/tainted... etc...

Yes.  For a workaround add "update" to /etc/urpmi/urpmi.cfg 
backports section.  

> code to detect what you had and use it for next upgrade, would be good.
> but that would not be easy, unless we just keep it simple and fallback if
> people don't have a standard layout.
> In any case,
> Stormi: what is your suggestion to change in the backport policy? or do
> you think we can keep it, but we'd need alot more effort for some
> "features"?

blind Pete
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