2.4.0 Annoyance

Sterling Smith smithsp at fusion.gat.com
Sat Jan 28 07:56:07 UTC 2017

I would also classify the questions as annoyances, and I found that there is a new flag "-N" to avoid these questions.


On Jan 27, 2017, at 7:31PM, Fred Wright <fw at fwright.net> wrote:

> In doing a selfupdate followed by an upgrade outdated, I got this:
> [...]
> --->  Computing dependencies for wine
> The following dependencies will be installed:
> gstreamer1
> gstreamer1-gst-plugins-base
> libpcap
> Continue? [Y/n]:
> [...]
> While asking about installing dependencies is a good thing in general, in
> this case the dependencies were already installed (which is probably
> almost always the case with "upgrade outdated").
> In this case, the "upgrade" of the dependencies wasn't even due to new
> versions - it was just a change in the "universal" variants.  Although
> asking before switching variants might make sense, in that case it should
> be more informative about what it's actually proposing to change.
> Fred Wright

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