[CentOS-devel] Yum Extender 0.99 (Development) for CentOS 4.2

Tim Lauridsen tla-ml at rasmil.dk
Wed Feb 15 14:31:25 UTC 2006

Lance Davis wrote:
> Tim, 
> a couple of comments ....
> re version yumex-0.99.7-1.0.c4
> 1. yumex no longer has an icon in alt-tab   - previous installed release 
> had one.
I will look into this.
> 2. Seems strange to show older versions in 'install' window - unless you 
> have support for reversing out later versions ...
> At the moment if you select to install an older version yumex errors out 
> with :-    /nTransaction Check Error:   package yum-2.4.2-1.centos4 (which 
> is newer than yum-2.4.0-1.centos4) is already installed
> Surely it would be better not to list them in the install window - or to 
> only list them if an option is set ...
You are absolutely right this is a bug, i will look into it.
> 3. I see that there is an option to downoad files lists & changelogs - and 
> it does say that this will take longer ... but with it unselected there 
> are still 'Files' and 'Changelog' tabs - albeit empty. Would it be 
> possible to lose them or grey them out when the option isnt selected - 
> alternatively and preferable would be to download the information just 
> for that package and display it when you click on the tab - either 
> automatically or with a confirm - subject to preference setting.
Files & changelog is always availible for installed packages, the option 
is only for availible packages, where some extra
metadata has to be download to show files & changelogs.
> 4. Select repos has a bug that it changes the display order apparently 
> randomly when you click on the lines and selection boxes ...  I would also 
> like to be able to see (and or edit) the config for the repo - and possibly add repos from 
> within yumex.
I will look into this one.

Thanks, for the feedback.


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