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Re: smart package mgr question?



On Monday 02 October 2006 11:09, Scott Berry wrote:
>Just do a yum smart-tray and you should get it.  I got it last night just
>fine

I tried "yum install smart-tray" just now and got:
No Match for argument: smart-tray
Nothing to do

>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Gene Heskett" <gene heskett verizon net>
>To: "For users of Fedora Core releases" <fedora-list redhat com>
>Sent: Sunday, October 01, 2006 10:51 PM
>Subject: Re: smart package mgr question?
>
>> On Sunday 01 October 2006 21:24, Kam Leo wrote:
>>>On 10/1/06, Ric Moore <wayward4now gmail com> wrote:
>>>> On Sun, 2006-10-01 at 12:35 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
>>>> > On Sun, Oct 01, 2006 at 03:25:30PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
>>>> > > Ralf Corsepius wrote:
>>>> > > >True, but ... the classical situation when apt/smart try to
>>>> > > > downgrade is resolving broken package deps inside of an
>>>> > > > installed system. apt and smart diagnose them and try to
>>>> > > > resolve them (by downgrading), yum doesn't diagnose these
>>>> > > > problems and lets users believe "everything is OK", while it
>>>> > > > actually isn't.
>>>> > > >
>>>> > > >I.e. the fact yum doesn't complain, doesn't mean it is right.
>>>> > >
>>>> > > I have run into problems where apt tries to fix the repository
>>>> > > issues and fails and doesnt let me perform other operations like
>>>> > > updating a package which is completely unrelated to repo
>>>> > > breakages.
>>>> >
>>>> > That's true, apt always checks the global health of your system and
>>>> > bails out if it detects something broken to alert the user. That is
>>>> > a debatable policy (there is no technical reason to do so) mostly
>>>> > because it doesn't allow you to use apt anymore to fix the
>>>> > breakage.
>>>>
>>>> I yum installed smart and now when I try to invoke it I get this..
>>>> [root iam ~]# smart --gui
>>>> error: Interface 'gtk' not available
>>>>
>>>> [root iam ~]#
>>>>
>>>> Seems a dependency wasn't considered and I have everything gtk
>>>> installed known to yum... via yum install gtk*  ..about 40 megs worth
>>>> and I still get this error. Ric
>>>
>>>Extras has four packages (smart, smart-update, smart-gui, and
>>>ksmarttray) available for downloading. You need to install the first
>>>three to get full capabilities.
>>
>> I cannot see ksmarttray in extras.
>
>Just do a yum smart-tray and you should get it.  I got it last night just
>fine
> --
>
>> Cheers, Gene
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