****Re: ****Re: Yum public keys -

Craig White craigwhite at azapple.com
Fri Nov 17 15:59:38 UTC 2006

On Fri, 2006-11-17 at 10:28 -0500, Todd Zullinger wrote:
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> Craig White wrote:
> > I think that you have every reason to expect dries/matthias/dag/aka
> > rpmforge packages to be fully compatible with fedora
> > core/extras/updates packages. There is overlap between the rpmforge
> > packages and livna and typically the the rpmforge packages are newer
> > than the livna packages which can sometimes present a problem when
> > you have libraries from livna installed as opposed to coming from
> > extras and a newer version of the requiring package in an rpmforge
> > repo.
> That does seem reasonable and likely works in most cases.  I used
> FreshRPMS on one of my FC4 systems and it worked well.  I'm not sure
> where the problem arose in Bob's case, though it appears to be a case
> of one of the rpmforge repos providing a package that is already in
> extras.
sure - sometimes that needs to be done though...

If say freshrpms has the latest version of widget and widget requires a
more recent version of doodadlibs than is available from extras, they
don't have much choice besides providing a higher numbered version of


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