On Wednesday 17 March 2010 08:32:15 Ray Rashif wrote:
> ## Conclusion ##
Having worked with gentoo and therefore knowing the update-processes in suc=
setup, I can tell you that your calculation is senseless. Its not wrong in =
mathematical sense, although you can't really add up update-sizes because=20
after some months you will realize that not every in-between version of an =
to go from the initially installed one to the final one will have to be=20
downloaded and installed.
But its wrong because the time and trouble for updates aren't the download=
times but the times when you configure and reconfigure services. And when y=
try to manage to get your current distribution-tool to work with the=20
repository present in ten years. And the time to learn about which apps and=
libs have been deprecated and discontinued and which new apps and libs repl=
> I didn't have
Hope you get better soon!
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