Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of whatsnew/3.4.4

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james (IP: 65.172.155.225)
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01/14/14 22:16:30 (4 years ago)
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  • whatsnew/3.4.4

    v7 v8  
    1010== User Interface changes == 
    1111 
     12 * fail when sigCheckPkg() returns 2 in yum-cron. 
     13 * Add "groups mark blacklist" command to get out of the upgrade problem. 
     14 * Show groups being installed/upgraded in groups as objects mode. 
     15 * Have "yum group upgrade" do all, as "yum upgrade" does in objs. mode. 
     16 * Change groupupdate command to call "group update" back compat. too confusing. 
     17 * Lots of groups UI/process fixes. 
     18 * Add check-update sub-command to repo-pkgs. 
     19 * Add command variation aliases to check-update. 
     20 * Add deltarpm_metadata_percentage config. so people can configure MD downloads. 
     21 * Add autocheck_running_kernel config. so people can turn it off. 
     22 * Add upgrade_group_objects_upgrade config. so people can turn it off. 
     23 * Add distupgrade command as alias for distro-sync, to be compat. with zypper. 
     24 * Add cache check to repolist, using "!". Document repoinfo. 
     25 * Add a "--disableincludes" option to yum. 
     26 * Fix downgrade keeping .reason, note that remove+install doesn't. 
     27 * Inherit reason from install package into txmbr. 
     28 * handle "No Groups Available" exception. 
     29 * Add debuglevels -2, -3, -4. Main user is yum-cron. 
     30 * Add simple way to specify a group of pkgs. for version. 
     31 * Change group install => group upgrade for installed groups. 
     32 * Give more text when telling user about y-c-t, mention history. 
     33 * Skip installonly limit, if something has set check_future_rpmdbv. 
    1234 * Add a fssnapshot command, and a few fssnap_* config. options for taking FS snapshots. 
    1335 * Use "real" yum logging for updateinfo parsing errors. 
    108130== Significant bugfixes == 
    109131 
     132 * fail when sigCheckPkg() returns 2 in yum-cron. 
     133 * Lots of groups UI/process fixes. 
     134 * Add loop limit for depsolving. 
     135 * Fix some bugs in setopt for repo config. entries. Eg. Split repoid.config_name on the last dot instead of the first. 
     136 * Try to smooth out the edge cases for cacheReq not ever updating data. 
     137 * Add epoch to updateinfo xml output. 
     138 * checkMD: re-check when xattr matches but size==0. 
     139 * Add "weak" comps. groups, for installed groups. For comps.return_groups(). Use new comps. mock objects to re-integrate group removal. 
     140 * Deal with multiple winners in providers vercmp (usually multilib). 
     141 * Pass the req. name (_reqFromTrans) into compare_providers, for provs. vercmp. 
     142 * Override users umask for groups files, so users can read it. 
     143 * handle "No Groups Available" exception. 
     144 * Fix parsing of power7+ platform string. 
     145 * Get correct rpmdb path from rpm configuration. 
     146 * Reset igroups in .closeRpmDB(), undo'ing all .add_groups() data. 
     147 * Check for bad checksum types at runtime. 
     148 * Skip installonly limit, if something has set check_future_rpmdbv. 
    110149 * Resurrect diskspacecheck=0 functionality and enable inode problem filtering too on diskspacecheck=0 
    111150 * Include the update date if available in the generate updateinfo xml. 
    147186== Resource improvement changes == 
    148187 
     188 * Fix needTs check with repo-pkgs list/info. 
     189 * Add deltarpm_metadata_percentage config. so people can configure MD downloads. 
     190 * Add autocheck_running_kernel config. so people can turn it off. 
     191 * Add upgrade_group_objects_upgrade config. so people can turn it off. 
     192 * Add yum-makecache systemd service, force network updates on for better UI. 
     193 * Add loop limit for depsolving. 
     194 * Try to smooth out the edge cases for cacheReq not ever updating data. 
     195 * Make mdpolicy=group:small default, add group and pkgtags. 
     196 * Preload from root cache when --cacheonly. 
    149197 * Remove repos.findRepos("*"), for repos.sort(). 
    150198 * Don't slow path simple non-installed package names. (Eg. yum list zzuf). 
    162210== API changes == 
    163211 
     212 * Mostly backwards compat. change to how distroverpkg config. works. 
     213 * Reset igroups in .closeRpmDB(), undo'ing all .add_groups() data. 
    164214 * Add fssnap module, and YumBase.fssnap property (can view/manipulate snapshots). 
    165215 * Use "real" yum logging for updateinfo parsing errors. 
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    191 3.4.4 -  ?? commits: Mon Jun 17 14:00:39 2013 -0400 
     2413.4.4 -  ?? commits: Tue Jan 14 15:29:03 2014 -0500 
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