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Re: yum downloads need revamping



On Wed, 2005-12-21 at 08:48 +0000, Caolan McNamara wrote:
> On Tue, 2005-12-20 at 08:52 -0600, Otto Haliburton wrote:
> > i.e. downloading openoffice downloads all language flavors 
> 
> The older 1.1.X openoffice rpms came with an "i18n" package which
> contained all the languages known to OOo. The 2.0.X language support was
> split into separate language rpms. If you upgraded from i18n to 2.0.0
> the i18n package was Obsoleted by the pile of new langpack rpms. Because
> there was no way to know which languages from the i18n pack were
> actually wanted, the only solution was to make all the langpacks
> obsolete it, that may have led you astray here ?
> 
> If you installed OOo from scratch and selected only the required
> langpacks, or upgraded from i18n and then rpm --erased the unwanted
> langpacks then subsequent yum updates should not (and don't for me)
> download and install the unnecessary langpacks.
> 
> C.
> 
thanks, that is the only explanation for what happened that I've
received, and I applied the equivalent to my system, some one else
pointed out a command solution to the problem without explanation.  But
even with the solution, I was looking to getting a discussion going on
developing a user interface for yum since up2date has essentially been
disabled.  Thanks.
-- 
Otto Haliburton <ottohaliburton comcast net>


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