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Re: Security: Macromedia Flash 7.0.63- question



On Sun, Mar 26, 2006 at 09:31:43AM -0500, Claude Jones wrote:
> On Sun March 26 2006 9:10 am, Jeff Vian wrote:
> > On the web-page it says to put the rpm
> >
> > > in the /etc/yum.repo.d directory and then run: yum install flash-plugin.
> > > Well that seemed strange but I gave it a shot and it did not work.
> > > Is it supposed to work?
> >
> > That seems rather strange as a way to install something.
> > I have never tried it, but would not expect that to work without some
> > twiddling with paths, commands, etc.
> 
> I think his fingers got ahead of him. You don't put an rpm in yum.repos.d 
> according to those instructions. You put a Macromedia repo file  in there, 
> enabled. Then, install using "yum install"
> -- 
When you are right you are right. The line in the web page said:
place this file in /etc/yum.repo.d. What I did not notice was that
"this file" was a link. Once you notice that everything makes sense.
Sorry to have missed it.
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Aaron Konstam
Computer Science
Trinity University
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