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Re: Using yum with fedora 3



On Tue, 2006-03-07 at 17:41 -0500, Dan wrote:
> Eric Brunson wrote:
> 
> > Bruce,
> >
> > Dude, don't use "Reply" to start a new thread.
> > Now your unrelated question is threaded to mine via headers like these:
> >
> > References: <440DE90F 6040606 brunson com>
> > In-Reply-To: <440DE90F 6040606 brunson com>
> >
> > And I'm less likely to get a useful response now.
> >
> >
> > Bruce Bales wrote:
> >
> >> I recently installed fedora core 3 and have had some difficulties 
> >> with using yum.  Finding many different suggestions on the internet 
> >> as to which repositories to use is confusing.
> >>
> >> When I do a sudo yum update, I get a lot of missing dependencies 
> >> (below).  And yum itself won't install them.  Many of these same 
> >> dependencies prevent me from installing certain programs.
> >>
> >> Where do I find the correct repositories for Fedora core 3?
> >> bruce
> >>
> >>
snip

> >>  
> >
> Yes, send new threads directly to fedora-list redhat com . And as for 
> the question, there's different opinions on the matter, but generally 
> you will want to use the base (fedora.repo), updates-released 
> (fedora-updates.repo), extras (fedora-extras.repo) and livna 
> (livna.repo) repositories; these are all continually kept compatible 
> with one another, and only for a few obscure programs you might have to 
> go to rpmforge repositories or others. You can look at 
> http://www.fedorafaq.org/fc3/samples/yum.conf and take the Fedora Extras 
> and Livna.org sections and put them in the appropriate .repo files (in 
> /etc/yum.repos.d/), and JPackage (lots of java packages, also kept 
> compatible with extras) also if you like. Leave the stock yum.conf though.
> -Dan
> 
Except that FC3 has been transferred to fedora legacy now and AFAIK is
not being updated by any of the repos you list.

Try one of these to see how to set up your repos for FC3 now.
http://www.fedoralegacy.org/
or
http://download.fedoralegacy.org/


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