[Mageia-dev] bug 2317 revisited: --update option should behave like --search-media
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Fri Jun 22 12:34:22 CEST 2012
On 22/06/12 11:25, Thomas Backlund wrote:
> AL13N skrev 21.6.2012 20:39:
>> Op donderdag 21 juni 2012 17:36:58 schreef Thierry Vignaud:
>>> End users do not know about urpmi.
>>> They knows about mgaupdate which shows them updates and about
>>> rpmdrake which shows everything.
>>> Thy _ONLY_ way for them to get a backport package installed is to
>>> manually select one.
>> actually, that could change, i think it was stormi who proposed to adjust
>> mgaapplet to handle "backports for end users".
> I dont think we should even think of extending mgaapplet to cover
> backports at this point as we need to focus on fixing #2317 for
> release/updates first...
> When that part is fixed and considered stable, we can think of
> extending it to support backports...
Marking the Release media as update media by default would support
update medias and backport medias, whatever the policy is later decided
to be. Unless there is a downside we haven't noticed yet then it looks
to be a simple fix.
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