Still can't make yum.conf to install mplayer from livna
barryyupuilee at sbcglobal.net
Tue Jul 13 06:32:09 UTC 2004
Gerald Thompson wrote:
> Andrew Konosky wrote:
>> Okay, the reason it won't work is because it can't find the rpm for
>> Next, for the first server, Fedora Core 2 Base, enable the primary
>> server. You have all the mirrors, but the main server is commented out.
> Andrew has exactly the reason you are having an issue;
> libpostproc is part of the base packages and you don't currently have
> it installed.
> after you uncomment your base packages server group you should be able
> to find the rpm you require when doing the install of mplayer.
> I highly recommend that you do what Andrew suggested about the test or
> unstable servers, either remove all entries to them or comment them
> out with # (hash) marks at the beginning of each line.
> Gerald Thompson
Before I post this mail again, I actually had tried almost 2 hours, and
I know that as I commented out the freshrpms repository, I could have
the mplayer downloaded and make it sing and dance: Yesterday I have
already found that freshrpms is the repository that I could yum install
the mplayer from, and I failed with livna.
Even I comment out everything with in the main repository and fedora
extras ( except gpg check=1) , I still got the same yum install failure.
However this moring few mails adviced me that the livna shuold work as
long as you use fedora extras to go with it together, but I still can
not yum install the mplayer as I used the sample yum.conf, and my
intention is not to use many unecessary repositories, so I want to try,
and I want to know what have I missed in that sample yum.conf I copied
from Fedora.org, because in my current level I can't see what's wrong
with it. My point is if other people certified that can yum install the
mplayer and I failed, that means I need to understand the use of
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