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Re: what's the story on mixing yum repos these days?




--- Jeff Vian <jvian10 charter net> wrote:

> On Fri, 2006-09-29 at 14:54 -0400, Robert P. J. Day
> wrote:
> >   what's the conventional wisdom on
> incompatibilities between
> > different FC yum repositories these days?  i have
> a fully-updated FC5
> > system that has only ever been updated from FC
> updates and FC extras.
> > 
> >   i've read differing advice on whether it's safe
> to mix and match
> > livna, ATrpms and rpmforge repos.  what i'm after
> is to install
> > various multimedia packages (codecs, mplayer,
> etc.)
> > 
> >   any good advice?  thanks.
> > 

i once read something like this:
freshrpms is like your wife, and you get along with
her.
livna is like your girlfriend, and you get along with
her...

but your wife and your girlfriend don't get along with
each other.

That was paraphrased and from a while ago.





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