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Re: That ole Livna Problem/That ole VLC Problem



On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Michael Schwendt wrote:

> On 16/01/2008, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> > > In a console:
> > >
> > > $ wget -c http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-8.rpm
> > > $ rpm -ivh livna-release-8.rpm
> >
> > last time i looked, you could do all that in one step:
> >
> > # rpm -ivh http://rpm.livna.org/livna-release-8.rpm
>
> Yeah, see my other reply from two minutes before yours. ;)  There
> has been a thread on fedora-devel some time ago where Panu mentioned
> that this feature would/might be dropped from RPM. Further, it's a
> bad habit of mine to suggest wget/curl plus rpm because with that
> combination, a copy of the downloaded package is saved in local dir
> and can be reused in error conditions, whereas rpm works with a tmp
> file. (not so important for tiny files, though)

true enough.  i actually would never use the above shortcut for
anything but the most minor of downloads and installs.

rday
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