[Mageia-dev] Proposed Feature:Backports_update_applet
boklm at mars-attacks.org
Tue Jun 12 18:46:41 CEST 2012
On Sat, 09 Jun 2012, andre999 wrote:
> You got me thinking :)
> - Just marking all backport repos as update repos is almost enough to solve
> the problem, in terms of the tools installing the backports. Great idea !
> We just have to tweak the tools so that a backport is only installed as an
> update of a backport.
No. People who only want to use a specific backport will not enable the
backport repository. They will install the backport and keep the
backports repository disabled.
> - Note that we should allow a non-backport to replace a backport, as will
> likely be encountered in a release update. If the versioning is properly
> done (according to established packaging policy), a non-backport in a newer
> release will have a higher version number, thus replacing the backport.
Which policy ?
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