Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of whatsnew/3.2.22

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james (IP: 65.172.155.230)
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08/05/09 17:54:01 (8 years ago)
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import overview changelog data for 3.2.22

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  • whatsnew/3.2.22

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    33== User Interface changes == 
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     5 * Allow file provides globs to specify to multiple pkgs: "install '/usr/bin/*'". 
     6 * Change users from caching to own dirs. Allow them to makecache. 
     7 * Output message about possible ways forward, when depsolving fails. 
     8 * Sort lots of things internally, so the fail the same ways across machines. 
     9 * Skip ftp URLs for hosts we have http URLs for. 
     10 * Add highlighting for update/etc. showing which pkgs are on disk. 
     11 * Move some "verbose" messages to be "debug only". 
     12 * Show groupid in verbose mode of groupinfo. 
     13 * Don't print a download total time, if there were errors. 
     14 * Use better "providers resolution" algo. on install by dep. 
     15 * Output transaction details, in quiet mode, when assumeyes isn't on. 
     16 * Allow mirrorlist to point to metalink data, and auto change it (must contain the string /metalink). 
     17 
    518== Resource improvement changes == 
    619 
     20 * Speedup some repo/configuration stuff, yum list now firmly under a second. 
     21 * Fixup "preload" when using getCacheDir() cache directories. 
     22 * Move to 6h default for metadata_expire. 
     23 * Speedup returnLeafNodes(). 
     24 * Don't limit obsoletes to newest in "yum install", when it doesn't matter. 
     25 
    726== API changes == 
     27 
     28 * Allow mirrorlist to point to metalink data. 
     29 * Complete support for sha256, and make it the default (need hashlib). 
     30 * Allow getCacheDir() to use truly temporary directories. 
     31 * Add preconf. 
     32 
     33=== Developer stats. === 
     34 
     35{{{ 
     363.2.22 - 155 commits: Tue Mar 24 16:07:58 2009 -0400 
     3744 files changed,  6,755 insertions(+),  2,541 deletions(-) 
     3829 files changed,  1,010 insertions(+),    513 deletions(-) [yum rpmUtils bin *.py] 
     39}}}