[Yum] Re: changelog

Joe Radinger cheese at nosuchhost.net
Thu Jan 15 17:08:24 UTC 2004


ok i see your problem.
maybe some kind of "plugin" into yum.
it would be enough to have an option in "yum" and several files for the
changelogs on the webserver. yum would download the additional files
only if needed/requested.

so the headers for ordinary updates stay the same and the info is easy
to reach.
maybe i should think it over

yours
josef

On Thu, 2004-01-15 at 17:18, Tom Diehl wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Jan 2004, Joe Radinger wrote:
> 
> > is there any possibility to add the changelogs to the headers. would be
> > great to be able to see what has changed in certain rpms, before having
> > to download the whole file.
> 
> I sure hope not. That would make the header data a lot bigger. Remember
> not everyone has all of their machines on a high bandwidth connection. I 
> still have machines whose only connection to the outside world is dialup.
> It is painful enough already to perform updates on these machines. I do
> not wish to see it get worse.
> 
> Just my $.02
> 
> Tom
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