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talk:slackware:beginners_guide [2017/11/05 21:46 (UTC)]
alienbob [Installing updates using slackpkg]
talk:slackware:beginners_guide [2017/11/06 10:18 (UTC)]
bormant [Installing updates using slackpkg]
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 ====== Installing updates using slackpkg ====== ====== Installing updates using slackpkg ======
-<​code>​slackpkg install-new</​code+>><​code>​slackpkg install-new</​code>​ installs NEW packages marked with "​Added"​ in ChangeLog.txt,​ so it only suitable to 1) upgrade between releases (for ex. 14.1 to 14.2) or to 2) update current. This do nothing to update stable release version that doesn'​t get any NEW packages, only /patches/*.
-> installs NEW packages marked with "​Added"​ in ChangeLog.txt,​ so it only suitable to 1) upgrade between releases (for ex. 14.1 to 14.2) or to 2) update current. This do nothing to update stable release version that doesn'​t get any NEW packages, only /patches/*.+
  
-> For slackpkg ''​update'',​ ''​install-new'',​ ''​upgrade-all'',​ ''​clean-system''​ sequence the ''​install-new''​ and ''​clean-system''​ are odd and useless on stable release . \\ --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bormant|Serg Bormant]] 2017/11/05 11:40 (UTC)//+>> For slackpkg ''​update'',​ ''​install-new'',​ ''​upgrade-all'',​ ''​clean-system''​ sequence the ''​install-new''​ and ''​clean-system''​ are odd and useless on stable release . \\ --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bormant|Serg Bormant]] 2017/11/05 11:40 (UTC)//
  
-That is not correct, as history proves. Sometimes, a package gets added as a "​patch"​ after release-date,​ and then "''​slackpkg install-new''"​ is needed. From the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog.txt:​ <​code>​+>That is not correct, as history proves. Sometimes, a package gets added as a "​patch"​ after release-date,​ and then "''​slackpkg install-new''"​ is needed. From the Slackware 13.37 ChangeLog.txt:​ <​code>​
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 Sat Mar 16 07:10:09 UTC 2013 Sat Mar 16 07:10:09 UTC 2013
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   This is needed for Psych (YAML wrapper) in the new Ruby package.   This is needed for Psych (YAML wrapper) in the new Ruby package.
 </​code>​ \\  --- //​[[wiki:​user:​alienbob|Eric Hameleers]] 2017/11/05 21:42 (UTC)// </​code>​ \\  --- //​[[wiki:​user:​alienbob|Eric Hameleers]] 2017/11/05 21:42 (UTC)//
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 +Yes, since 8.1 (first release with versioned packages) it was only tree times by two reasons:<​code>​
 +9.1: patches/​packages/​kernel-headers-2.4.24-i386-1.tgz: ​ Added.
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 +13.1: patches/​packages/​libyaml-0.1.4-i486-1_slack13.1.txz: ​ Added.
 +13.37: patches/​packages/​libyaml-0.1.4-i486-1_slack13.37.txz: ​ Added.
 +</​code>​
 +Readind ChangeLog.txt can help to discover this rare case and launch ''​slackpkg install libyaml''​ if needed. But if skip some series on install she will be prompted to install NEW (Added) package on //every// ''​slackpkg install-new''​ run (yes, blacklist can help and partial install is not supported :) ).\\
 + --- //​[[wiki:​user:​bormant|Serg Bormant]] 2017/11/06 09:33 (UTC)//

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