setup : request

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Jul 13 09:46:00 GMT 2015

On Jul  9 18:17, Yaakov Selkowitz wrote:
> On Sat, 2015-07-04 at 11:25 +0200, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> > Achim,
> > as you are playing with setup,
> > can you add a switch that allow to commute between:
> > 
> > old     behaviour : current or test is default installed
> > current behaviour : if installed is higher than current do nothing
> > 
> > The new behaviour is usually fine, but going back and forth
> > between all new perl test stuff is a pain when I need to remove
> > the 5.22 stuff.
> On Fedora there is "yum update" and "yum distro-sync", which are
> distinct commands corresponding to each of these behaviours.  So my
> thought was that we could add a fourth "Sync" option to the
> Keep/Curr/Exp radio buttons.  I've attached a barely tested *draft*
> patch along these lines, but it almost certainly needs more work.

I didn't look closely at the code, but the idea is ok.


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