FOSDEM '08 is a free and non-commercial event organised by the community, for the community. Its goal is to provide Free and Open Source developers a place to meet.


Schedule: The new zypp solver

Michael Schröder
Day Sunday
Room H.1308
Start time 14:00
End time 14:30
Duration 00:30
Event type Podium
Track openSUSE
Language English
The new zypp solver

The solver used in openSUSE 10.3 was rewritten from scratch. It is based on standard SAT algorithms (boolean satusfiability problem) and supports new features like OR dependencies. Plus, it is much faster than the old approach and presents the user with sensible suggestions if a conflicts are found.