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zypper lu should show security updates in red/bold

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It would be useful for zypper lu to show security updates in red/bold fonts, to make them prominent, especially as colors are already in zypper version 1.2.0 according to



icons/user_comment.png A. J. wrote: (9 years ago)

I don't think that zypper has this knowledge as part of zypper lu. Jan, correct?

icons/user_comment.png J. K. wrote: (9 years ago)

No, not in lu. lp (list-patches) has this information. It also shows the update category in one of the columns:

$ LANG=en zypper lp 
Loading repository data...
Reading installed packages...
Repository │ Name │ Version │ Category │ Status
openSUSE 11.1 Updates │ ghostscript-devel │ 592 │ security │ needed
openSUSE 11.1 Updates │ ghostscript-devel │ 877 │ security │ needed

Yes, i guess highlighting the 'security' rows with a different color might be nice, but i'm afraid i won't have time to code it for 11.2. OTOH i would welcome a patch :O) One needs to adapt current Table.* code to support colored rows and then color the appropiate rows in the lp table in update.cc.

icons/user_comment.png A. J. wrote: (8 years ago)

This is in implementation - is it done for 11.3?

icons/user_comment.png J. K. wrote: (8 years ago)

No, and i probably won't have time to do this for 11.3 after all, although there's still a chance to make it during June in time for RC1.

icons/user_comment.png T. S. wrote: (7 years ago)

Ján, is this done for 11.4? If not, please close this feature or move to 'openSUSE Distribution' if it's planned to get implemented in the future.

Last change: 5 years ago
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