[Mageia-dev] Backports Summary

nicolas vigier boklm at mars-attacks.org
Wed Jun 27 16:08:10 CEST 2012

On Wed, 27 Jun 2012, andre999 wrote:

>>> I would favour tagging backports as update repos, so that in the event
>>> of a newer backport for security or bug fixes, that it will be
>>> automatically presented with other updates.
>> No.
>> as the update applet currently works it would show the backport as
>> an update even if you dont have an earlier backport installed,
>> defeating the purpose of having separate /updates vs /backports
> This is conditional on first modifying the update tools, as suggested next.
> A backport should only update an already installed backport.
> (Similarly for nonfree and tainted, if that is not already the case.)

We should not change the behaviour of medias tagged as update repo. If
we want a different behaviour for backports then we should tag those
medias as backport, not update.

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