Yum packages (again)

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Thu Feb 28 16:41:42 UTC 2008

Bill Davidsen wrote:

> With you. Once you have used a non-fedora repository you have assumed 
> responsibility for determining compatibility and resolving all 
> conflicts. Once you start using more than one you you have assumed 
> responsibility for those conflicts as well. The fault is yours.
> The solution is to put both repositories in as disables in the config, 
> then use --enablerepo on one or the other. I don't suggest mixing them, 
> I'm still trying to sort a problem I caused myself using only livna, 
> something used by pine isn't right and I can't find out what to get it 
> out and clean it up. Fortunately it's not critical on that system.
> I understand your problem, but you should understand it's YOUR problem, 
> you caused it, the responsibility lies with you. And for my broken 
> machine, with me.

You are blaming the victim here for something that should be 
preventable.  Repositories don't _have_ to conflict with each other.

   Les Mikesell
    lesmikesell at gmail.com

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