[linux-elitists] Show Us The Code
Thu Mar 1 14:33:43 PST 2007
On Wednesday 28 February 2007 22:54:14 Greg Folkert wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-01 at 07:42 +0100, Patrik Wallstrom wrote:
> > On Wed, 28 Feb 2007, Don Marti wrote:
> > > This is where I ask about RPM rollback. Is anyone
> > > on the list who administers RPM-based systems turning
> > > this feature on? Anyone used it for real? It looks
> > > great (disk space is cheap compared to admin time or
> > > worse, downtime), but what's the catch? (Other than
> > > Red Hat apparently not liking to turn it on by default
> > > in RHEL.)
> > Oh, I want this for Debian. Any plans for this feature in Debian
> > perhaps? I would actually use it.
> Huh? I am sorry, Debian has this already.
> dpkg-repack is available.
> And installing older versions is allowed by default in Debian.
> Pretty much give you everything you want in the way of older versions.
> Or are you asking for something else?
Can this be automated in a manor similar to rpm? In other words with rpm I
can turn this on per box, then later whenever an update is done each box
automatically does this as a part of the process.
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