You see a sign post up ahead it reads, "Welcome to RPM Hell"

Steve smorrey at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 10:26:41 MDT 2007


Just a thought, maybe I'ld be better off grabbing a few VMware images
and running them in VM player instead.  Has anyone tried developing
using VMPlayer before and gotten satisfactory results?

On 3/22/07, Steve <smorrey at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm not concerned with downloading and installing updates, my issue
> was with those updates failing on a clean install on what I believed
> to be a stable distro.
>
> Turns out I was wrong.
> I'm downloading FC6 and will install that to see how it goes.
>
> On 3/22/07, Stuart Jansen <sjansen at buscaluz.org> wrote:
> > On Thu, 2007-03-22 at 09:50 -0600, Steve wrote:
> > > Still any ideas on how to dig myself out of dependency hell?
> > > I mean are there any RPM tools yet that can auto-resolve dependency issues?
> >
> > Stop using F7. Pup and Yum can auto-resolve dependencies, but they
> > obviously depend on a sane RPM repository and Fedora makes no such
> > promise when you're using a pre-release version.
> >
> > You should be using FC6. But do us all a favor, don't come back
> > complaining when you have to install hundreds of updates after the
> > install. Fedora works that way by design.
> >
> > --
> > Stuart Jansen              e-mail/jabber: sjansen at buscaluz.org
> >                            google talk:   stuart.jansen at gmail.com
> >
> > "However beautiful the strategy, you should occasionally look at
> > the results." -- Winston Churchill
> >
> >
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