New XO-1.5 10.2.0 build 111

Tiago Marques tiagomnm at
Sun Mar 7 23:52:28 EST 2010

On Mon, Mar 8, 2010 at 3:40 AM, James Cameron <quozl at> wrote:

> On Mon, Mar 08, 2010 at 01:45:30AM +0000, Tiago Marques wrote:
> > One other thing I wanted to ask but keep forgetting. Is it possible to
> > do these incremental updates but keep the packages I installed by hand
> > somehow?
> No.
> You could avoid olpc-update and use yum instead, at the risk of not
> testing the build, build-time customisations, and first-boot scripting.
> Effectively you'd only be testing the packaged changes.

I'm here for the full ride :)

> You could also keep a personal cache of the packages you install, in
> /home/olpc

It's what I end up doing, which doesn't mean I don't keep forgetting it now
and then.
I don't know what olpc-update is doing in the backstage, is it restoring a
pre-defined database or diffs?

Best regards,

> --
> James Cameron
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