[Mageia-dev] Packagers meeting

AL13N alien at rmail.be
Wed Jun 27 13:13:54 CEST 2012

> 2012/6/27 Sander Lepik <sander.lepik at eesti.ee>:
>> I still don't understand where's the big problem if we enable release
>> media for updates.
>> It's not updated, so it shouldn't slow down updating too much. Hardware
>> that can run DEs
>> today should have no problems with release media enabled for updates. QA
>> is proposing this
>> solution again and again. Is this really that hard to change?

Don't forget that upgrades work similarly.

> The _simplest_ solution (conceptually speaking) would be to use a
> condition which would enable release media for updates _if_ one or
> more of the dependancies cannot be found in the updates media.
> But I guess that it's not that simple in the code if it still has not
> been considered otherwise than conceptually.

I think the simplest solution (code-wise) is to make sure that where-ever
you're looking for dependencies, is to have strict requires so that it
will always get the correct one.

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