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authormatthias <matthias>2007-12-27 19:21:27 +0000
committermatthias <matthias>2007-12-27 19:21:27 +0000
commit5d9d75cad7e2d9148ac2a3a05b07a6c9a0a7d756 (patch)
tree0f41bc7d9f4d55c9c6e0f894ed6794db528c31f5
parent06f500625137069c97aa2c6b36865b4f2b3f1992 (diff)
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diff --git a/client/update-dragonfly.8 b/client/update-dragonfly.8
index 84ee4a5..c88de1f 100644
--- a/client/update-dragonfly.8
+++ b/client/update-dragonfly.8
@@ -43,8 +43,18 @@ checks if updates for
are available on a server. If yes, the user can get and install these
updates.
.Nm
+supports incremental updates and
provides a backup function so that accidently installed updates can be
reinstalled.
+.Pp
+.Nm
+checks if the file to be updated exists an checks if the file matches the
+provided checksum. If that is true the file will be patched and stored for
+later install. If the checksum differs (the user compiled the world with
+custom compiler flags) the whole file is fetched from the server. The user
+can chose if he wants to overwrite custom files (OVERWRITE option in the
+.Nm.conf
+config file).
The options are as follows:
.Bl -tag -width indent
.It Fl f Ar configfile
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