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authorJason Woodward2008-12-14 19:27:59 +0000
committerJason Woodward2008-12-14 19:27:59 +0000
commitcf086740bb58f5983a97c66c9f1d05cae9aab160 (patch)
tree9bac10ef514a35730ce322c5dd39900910eb2071
parent89b9e221042b9e962c5da9a0a34b3a70958e06f8 (diff)
downloadslapt-get-cf086740bb58f5983a97c66c9f1d05cae9aab160.tar.gz
reordered priorities to "default < official < preferred < custom" as this seems to be more intuitive. Having preferred less than official is confusing.
-rw-r--r--FAQ9
-rw-r--r--FAQ.html7
2 files changed, 9 insertions, 7 deletions
diff --git a/FAQ b/FAQ
index 99d9d5c..25b9808 100644
--- a/FAQ
+++ b/FAQ
@@ -1226,8 +1226,8 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
the source URI. For example:
SOURCE={url}:DEFAULT is the default, lowest priority
- SOURCE={url}:PREFERRED assigns more weight to this source
- SOURCE={url}:OFFICIAL even more weight, used to denote official sources
+ SOURCE={url}:OFFICIAL assigns more weight, used to denote official sources
+ SOURCE={url}:PREFERRED assigns even more weight to this source
SOURCE={url}:CUSTOM highest priority, for your custom package source
PRIORITY of DEFAULT gives the usual slapt-get behaviour, whereby packages are
@@ -1236,7 +1236,7 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
the source has a higher version number. This is effectively never used but is
included for completeness.
- The priorities of PREFERRED, OFFICIAL, and CUSTOM allow the packages from a
+ The priorities of OFFICIAL, PREFERRED, and CUSTOM allow the packages from a
mirror to be tracked more closely. A package from a source with a priority
higher than DEFAULT will "upgrade" the installed package whenever the version
strings differ, regardless of whether this is an upgrade or a downgrade in
@@ -1248,7 +1248,8 @@ Frequently Asked Questions:
Packages within the patches sub directory always have a slightly increased
priority of those within the rest of the package source. This is particularly
- useful for tracking official Slackware patches.
+ useful for tracking official Slackware patches. So any packages in /patches
+ are assigned +1 priority to the package sources priority.
The example slapt-getrc in the source tarball or in the slapt-get directory
within /usr/doc/ provides example usage of package source priority assignment.
diff --git a/FAQ.html b/FAQ.html
index d0a6043..988b30e 100644
--- a/FAQ.html
+++ b/FAQ.html
@@ -1240,8 +1240,8 @@
the source URI. For example:
SOURCE={url}:DEFAULT is the default, lowest priority
- SOURCE={url}:PREFERRED assigns more weight to this source
- SOURCE={url}:OFFICIAL even more weight, used to denote official sources
+ SOURCE={url}:OFFICIAL assigns more weight, used to denote official sources
+ SOURCE={url}:PREFERRED assigns even more weight to this source
SOURCE={url}:CUSTOM highest priority, for your custom package source
PRIORITY of DEFAULT gives the usual slapt-get behaviour, whereby packages are
@@ -1262,7 +1262,8 @@
Packages within the patches sub directory always have a slightly increased
priority of those within the rest of the package source. This is particularly
- useful for tracking official Slackware patches.
+ useful for tracking official Slackware patches. So any packages in /patches
+ are assigned +1 priority to the package sources priority.
The example slapt-getrc in the source tarball or in the slapt-get directory
within /usr/doc/ provides example usage of package source priority assignment.