On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 10:25:00PM +0100, Alexander Dalloz wrote:
Am Mo, den 10.01.2005 schrieb Max Kanat-Alexander um 22:06:
> The original problem is that you mixed fedora.us packages with ATrpms
> That doesn't work. You need to uninstall all fedora.us (or pre-extras)
> packages before you use the ATrpms packages, or the other way around. Or
> manually download the ATrpms packages without using yum.
> Mixing repos will cause all sorts of problems.
Exactly that is the downside I see with populating this *example*
file. People get it, use it as it is and even enable preset repositories
because it is easy to do so.
Don't get me wrong. I like the unofficial Fedora FAQ site much and your
work. But the yum.conf there was never taken as an example file by the
Maybe you should insert there a clear warning about consequences
enabling all repositories in there. And a comment about choosing more
local mirrors (i.e. European users should use European mirrors mainly).
Although I fear commenting text is mostly ignored.
Or perhaps two yum.confs, as there are more or less two camps with
only a few common repos (namely those that occupy a nice of their own
FWIW there is a set of config files for yum/apt/up2date/smart with a
dozen compatible repos distributed in medley-package-config.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net