Bug 61767 - up2date-2.7.60-7.x.2 - RFE: better explain solvedeps/whatprovides
up2date-2.7.60-7.x.2 - RFE: better explain solvedeps/whatprovides
Status: CLOSED DEFERRED
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
7.2
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Jay Turner
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Reported: 2002-03-24 04:55 EST by James Manning
Modified: 2015-01-07 18:55 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2002-03-24 18:10:14 EST
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Description James Manning 2002-03-24 04:55:24 EST
since they're so similar (AFAICT), I think it'd be better if solvedeps occurred 
in the --help output right after whatprovides and had its description change 
to "same as solvedeps, but downloads and installs the packages as well".  I 
like this better than entering an RFE bug against --solvedeps that it doesn't 
mention that the list is comma-separated like whatprovides does :)

[SNIP]
  --solvedeps=<deps>          finds, downloads, and installs the packages
                              needed to solve the list of deps
  --tmpdir=<directory>        where to store temporary files / RPMs
  -u, --update                update system with all relevant packages
  --version                   show program version information
  -v, --verbose               Show additional output
  --show-channels             Show the channel names along with the package
                              name where approriate
  --whatprovides=<deps>       shows the packages which solve the comma
                              separated list of deps
[SNIP]
Comment 1 James Manning 2002-03-24 18:10:00 EST
i'm gonna make all these beta program only to avoid ppl trying to test and 
confirm with published versions
Comment 2 Alexei Podtelezhnikov 2002-03-24 18:10:10 EST
Again, use "man up2date", dude!  --help output is _supposed_ to be brief.
Why did you produce so many bugreports without bothering to ask around first?

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