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Re: Updates



On Mon, 2008-01-14 at 02:16 +0100, Nigel Henry wrote:
> On Monday 14 January 2008 01:25, Craig White wrote:
> > On Sun, 2008-01-13 at 17:18 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:
> > > >>     Sorry Craig there are MANY f7 rpms in f8. It is normal and thought
> > > >> you would know.
> > > >
> > > > ----
> > > > If you are referring to the .fc7 designation, yes, I am quite aware of
> > > > that.
> > > >
> > > > I forgot that you are inclined to bite the hand feeding you.
> > > >
> > > > Good luck
> > > >
> > > > Craig
> > >
> > >     I wanted you to know that f7 rpm's are normal on f8. I am seeing
> > > something odd.
> > >
> > >
> > > [root localhost ~]# yum install vlc
> > > Setting up Install Process
> > > Parsing package install arguments
> > > Resolving Dependencies
> > >
> > >
> > > The yum is not looking for a repo to get this mess. How can this be? I
> > > have removed all livna repos but it does not even use them.
> >
> > ----
> > Sure but you don't bother to do what you were asked to do.
> >
> > My speculation, you have vlc and packages from some other repository,
> > not livna. freshrpms? If you had listed the files, we probably could
> > figure it out.
> >
> > enable freshrpms repository again and try to update
> >
> > Craig
> 
> Hi Craig. I just suggested enabling the freshrpms repo again ( that's on Karls 
> pulseaudio thread) and trying an install of VLC, especially as x264 on my F8 
> with freshrpms enabled is showing as being maintained by Matthias Saou 
> (freshrpms), and VLC is working fine.
> 
> The problem is that 3rd party repo's don't work well together. The intention 
> of the repo maintainers is that there should be consistency of the package 
> versions available, but this doesn't seem to work out in reality, resulting 
> in conflicts.
> 
> Karls obviously experiencing this. I thought he'd got his VLC from Livna, but 
> maybe not due to the problems he's having.
----
feel free to step in.

he has yet to do what I asked him to do so it's clear that I'm not going
to be of much use.

Craig


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