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Re: livna nvidia update problem



Frank Cox wrote:
> On Mon, 24 Sep 2007 09:50:39 -0700
> Les <hlhowell pacbell net> wrote:
> 
>> I am new to Fedora (about 1 year now), but I understand some of the
>> problem, but perhaps you should elucidate for the new users or
>> uninitiated folks about the results that can occur from these options
>> and also when it is reasonable to use one of them. 
> 
> The problems that this can cause are fairly obvious if you read up on what
> --nodeps and --force actually do.  In short, you are deliberately bypassing
> (and quite possibly breaking) the rpm dependency system that manages the
> software installation and removal process on your computer.
> 
> When is it reasonable to use those options?  Well, pretty damn seldom, as an
> extreme last resort, and with great fear and trembling.

Not to mention completely unnecessary to solve this particular problem...

-- 
Mark Knoop


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