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Re: Are Livna and FreshRPMS compatible?



El mar, 21-03-2006 a las 21:52 -0300, Pedro Fernandes Macedo escribió:
> Mariano López Reta wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I just wanted to know if I can have both installed so yum can search
> > both.
> >   
> 
> You can try to have both. Today I tried to install several apps and just 
> a few from livna conflicted with freshrpms. (Mostly because livna 
> provided the same programs and some rpms were pulling those as 
> dependencies).
> On my personal experience, I'd say they're compatible, as long as you 
> dont install packages that exist in both repositories. And if you do 
> install a package that install in both, get ready to debug the update 
> sometime in the future.
> 
> --
> Pedro Macedo
> 

Why don't just follow recommendations from their own websites? I think
they all are _clear_ enough about it.

I am not an expert, but -sincerely- I wouldn't like either to have to
see how an expert sorts out dependency problems, I think some bit
pathetic. For a novice, it could be simply unmanageable. 

Daniel





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