system-config-packages Can Not Find Installed Packages
kam.leo at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 04:30:48 UTC 2005
On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 22:45:16 -0500 (EST), William Hooper
<whooperhsd3 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Kam Leo said:
> > On Mon, 10 Jan 2005 16:32:11 -0500 (EST), William Hooper
> > <whooperhsd3 at earthlink.net> wrote:
> >> Kam Leo said:
> >>> Restricting oneself to CDs after installing upgraded packages is
> >>> going to require more effort than using smart or synaptic and the
> >>> internet. The packages listed above need to be downgraded/replaced
> >>> with the ones on the CDs so that the package group on the CDs can be
> >>> installed using system-config-package. Any additional conficts need
> >>> the downgrade/replacement routine.
> >> Gee, this sounds familiar.
> > Sure is.
> I said it earlier.
It was also stated in other posts/topics, not just the thread of this thread.
> > It's been quoted many times in other threads. But I believe
> > it is worth repeating: "In order to install some packages you may need to
> > downgrade/replace newer packages!"
> That last part is only if you are using third party repos that aren't
> keeping up with Fedora Core.
> >>> If the OP has the disk space my advice is to A) create a local
> >>> repository for all packages on the CDs;
> >> And so does this.
> > Yes, again. However, you didn't advise the OP to use smart to resolve
> > and ameliorate the downgrade/replacement task ahead.
> I guess I just haven't drank the "smart" kool-aid yet. Downgrading
> packages (and potentially reverting security updates) just doesn't sound
> like something I want my dep manager to be doing. Besides, the OP is
> talking about just Fedora Core packages.
The OP enabled the pre-extras repo which if I'm not mistaken is
fedora.us. How many of the pre-extras packages did he install?
> There shouldn't be much
> downgrading involved and all the deps are consistent, so the choice of dep
> solving tool won't matter much beyond personal preference.
> > An interactive gui
> > application is much better than iterating through numerous rpm dependency
> > outputs.
> Yum and up2date do a good job for me.
Until you stray away from Fedora Core.
> William Hooper
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