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Re: setup-x86.exe default view
On 2017-05-18 12:15, Sky Diver wrote:
> On Thu, May 18, 2017 at 8:34 PM, Ted To wrote:
>> Unfortunately it defaults to "Pending" and does not remember when I
>> set it to "Category." The next question is: If it did remember,
>> where would that be? I.e., what file do I edit to make it default
>> to "Category"?
Good luck with /etc/setup/setup.rc:
> FWIW, I was planning on asking the same question because it looks
> like the behavior is hard-coded, but I then realized that starting
> in 'Pending' mode make more sense.
> This way you're able to see up front which modules will get
> auto-upgraded and decide if to upgrade or keep the existing.
> As an example, if this feature were on a while back, it would have
> saved me a trip to the time machine in order to roll back PHP7 to
You should always check Pending last, to see what will be installed
or upgraded, if there is anything you forgot, don't need, or don't
want upgraded, and the download sizes, if time, speed, or space are
concerns, or you just don't want a pile of time or space used up by
some bloated packages.
Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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