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Re: rpm dependencies



On Tue, 05 Oct 2004 14:15:03 -0700, Douglas Phillipson
<dougp intermind net> wrote:
> 
> 
> 
> 
> Mike Noble wrote:
> > I a new to Fedora, have been using Mandrake for the last several years.  I am
> > trying to find a tool that will install packages and solve the dependencies
> > for you (ie. download/Install the packages that are needed as well).  I looked
> > at yum, but when adding a package, it tells me that the following
> > dependencies are
> > not satisfied.  It does not tell me what packages I need just that
> > these libs are not
> > installed.
> > Does Fedora have a tool which will solve and make adding packages easier, if
> > so, what is it?
> >
> > Thanks,
> > Mike
> >
> 
> 
> Fedora's yum works great and is intended to solve dependency problems.
> Which package are you installing, with yum, that has dependency
> problems?  I am assuming you are installing a package from a yum
> repository, not just a rpm file you downloaded.  You might check out
> "yumi", which is a graphical front end to yum, and shows all the
> packages available in your repositories located in /etc/yum.conf.  Here
> is a great link, pointed out to me on this list, that has more
> repositories and mirror sites.
> 
>   http://www.fedorafaq.org/samples/yum.conf
> 
> You will need to uncomment the repositories you want...
> 
> Doug P
> 

Doug,

Thank you for the yum.conf file that seems to have solved the
dependency problem
I was having.  I have not been able to find the program yumi:

[root zaphod root]# yum list yumi
Gathering header information file(s) from server(s)
Server: Fedora Core 2 - i386 - Base
Server: Dries APT/YUM Repository
Server: Fedora.us Extras (Stable)
Server: Fedora.us Extras (Testing)
Server: Fedora.us Extras (Unstable)
Server: Livna.org - Fedora Compatible Packages (stable)
Server: Livna.org - Fedora Compatible Packages (testing)
Server: Livna.org - Fedora Compatible Packages (unstable)
Server: macromedia.mplug.org - Flash Plugin
Server: Fedora Core 2 - i386 - Released Updates
Finding updated packages
Downloading needed headers
Looking in Available Packages:
Name                                Arch   Version                  Repo
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Looking in Installed Packages:
Name                                Arch   Version                  Repo
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Thanks,
Mike


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