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Re: When are KDE and KFCE getting updated in FC?



On Fri, 2005-04-08 at 09:23 -0500, Gustavo Seabra wrote:
> On Apr 8, 2005 8:01 AM, Arthur Pemberton <dalive flashmail com> wrote:

> > >Actually, all you have to do is to add the kde-redhat repo to your yum
> > >repos and then a simple 'yum update' should do it.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > I've always been curious as to what happens when if I yum KDE from the
> > kde-redhat repos, what happens when it hits the fedora core repos?
> 
> AFAIK, yum checks all (configured) repos, and chooses the latest
> packages from whatever repo they are. In this case, 99.9% of the time
> the kde-redhat will have more up-to-date packages than any other (for
> KDE apckages, of course), so yum will updtae all to the newer
> versions.
> 
> I actually suggest anyone who likes KDE to configure the kde-redhat
> repo and update the packages right after installing FC, to make sure
> the KDE is up-to-date.

... and I would suggest anybody suggesting this to seriously ask
yourselves why you really want and need to do this.

"More recent" doesn't necessarily mean "better" nor "less bugs". Without
actual reason/cause, hanging on to packages newer than current FC is
basically be sense-free.

Ralf



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