ATrpms and FC5/RHEL5

Florin Andrei florin at
Mon Jan 2 07:13:20 UTC 2006

On Mon, 2006-01-02 at 14:51 +0800, Jeff Pitman wrote:
> On 1/2/06, Florin Andrei <florin at> wrote:
> > On Sun, 2006-01-01 at 15:05 -0800, Michael A. Peters wrote:
> >
> > > The problem is there are a fair number of packages that are not
> > > overlapping but depend upon overlapping. So it really is difficult if
> > > you have a sizeable repository like Axel does.
> >
> > My feeling is that 95% of all those "not overlapping but dependent"
> > cases can be avoided with a healthy dose of common sense. Such as, less
> > aggressive tracking of new releases, etc.
> If you want less aggressive tracking, don't use 3rd party and/or use
> distro that matches this policy (eg. use CentOS instead).

I feel a communications breakdown here.

I was speaking about less aggressive version tracking in 3rd party repos
with Fedora.

And "don't use 3rd party" is so bogus I'm not even going to debunk it.

Florin Andrei

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