Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of whatsnew/3.2.20

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james (IP: 65.172.155.230)
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08/05/09 18:04:13 (8 years ago)
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import yum-3.2.20 overview changelog

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  • whatsnew/3.2.20

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    33== User Interface changes == 
    44 
     5 *   Change the downloading metadata text to use the index name. 
     6 *   Catch repo/mirror errors and revert, if possible. 
     7 *   Change internal progress bars to be dynamic. 
     8 *   Cleanup post transaction text. 
     9 *   React to terminal size changes better for yum output. 
     10 *   Add metalink support to repos. 
     11 *   Add "maybe you meant" to update/remove. 
     12 *   Try and catch plugin exceptions. 
     13 *   groupremove can now work wihout metadata from the repos. (needs group data) 
     14 *   Fix grouplist sorting, now uses display_order. 
     15 *   Dynamically size check-update. 
     16 *  Sort group package names properly for XML/UI. 
     17 *   Use calcColumns in groupinfo, list. Tweak list obsoletes output. 
     18 *   Emit warning and point to yum-complete-transaction, when needed. 
     19 * Allow special remove only transactions, which don't need network. 
     20 
    521== Resource improvement changes == 
    622 
     23 *   Speed up includepkgs. 
     24 *   Fix corner case of large (1000s) of exclude package names. 
     25 * Allow special remove only transactions, which don't need network. 
     26 
    727== API changes == 
     28 
     29 *    Fix installed size for metadata/local packages. 
     30 *   Add timestamp_check option, so API users can turn off check. 
     31 *   Add revision/tags support to the repoMD object. 
     32 *   Make yb.term.columns be a dynamic property. 
     33 * Add metalink support to repos. 
     34 *   checksum() can do multiple algos. on a single file. 
     35 *   Add ui_ properties to the comps. objects. 
     36 *   Create calcColumns API for outputting dynamically sized columns of data. 
     37 *   returnPackages() will now always filter to patterns. 
     38 * Allow special remove only transactions, which don't need network. 
     39 
     40=== Developer stats. === 
     41 
     42{{{ 
     433.2.20 - 104 commits: Mon Oct 27 16:11:52 2008 -0400 
     4441 files changed,  7,519 insertions(+), 12,763 deletions(-) 
     4520 files changed,  1,358 insertions(+),    428 deletions(-) [yum rpmUtils bin *.py] 
     46}}}