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Re: FC5 and Yum Plugins



On Fri, 2005-12-30 at 01:27 -0800, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-12-30 at 01:17 -0800, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> > Whoops, misread what Thorsten said, I think. I don't think he was advocating 
> > for mythtv into Extras, he was talking about putting it into another repo. 
> > What's wrong with the ATrpms version? Is it simply a matter of principle that 
> > people refuse to use the ATrpms package(s), since ATrpms can/does override 
> > core packages? A protectbase option seems like an idea solution for that, so 
> > why dismiss it w/"use a repo that doesn't override"...
> > 
> 
> The question is, what good is this plugin doing?  If you enable a 3rd
> party repo, to get something like MythTV, you'll need to get the deps.
> If the deps happen to replace core/extras packages, then they do.  They
> are necessary for the software you are asking to install.

Not always.
Sometimes the Core package is sufficient, but the third party repo has
what looks like a newer release, thus updating the core package when it
doesn't need to.

How does the end user know the difference?


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