[Mageia-dev] bug 2317 revisited: --update option should behave like --search-media

Sander Lepik sander.lepik at eesti.ee
Fri Jun 22 18:34:54 CEST 2012

22.06.2012 18:59, AL13N kirjutas:
> Op vrijdag 22 juni 2012 11:58:10 schreef Claire Robinson:
>> I think you are misunderstanding the kind of support we can offer for
>> backports. See Thomas's email. We will test a package installs and
>> works. We don't plan on supporting updates against already installed
>> backports, at least none that I'm aware of and if so then we maybe ought
>> to rethink opening backports altogether.
> exactly, at this point, since noone thinks having supported backports is 
> feasably, i think we should just have backports being unsupported, less QA 
> that way too.
We support them only that much that they can be installed and basic functionality works (and
this was needed because at Mandriva times some backports just didn't work at all and so
backports got bad reputation - we wanted to fix that part). For me it never was more than that.


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