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

AL13N alien at rmail.be
Fri Jun 22 20:10:02 CEST 2012

Op vrijdag 22 juni 2012 19:34:54 schreef Sander Lepik:
> 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.

but, you cannot guarantee install without errors, as we spoke of above.

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