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Old 09-12-2004, 05:00 PM   #1
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Post DISCUSSION: Using yum to update and install applications.


This thread is to discuss the article titled: Using yum to update and install applications.
 
Old 12-07-2004, 11:07 PM   #2
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Thumbs up Great summary for someone new to YUM

I have been a user of up2date exclusively up til now. But your summary has convinced me that I might want to dip my toes into yum a little bit. Thanks for laying out the basics for us newbies!
 
Old 12-15-2004, 04:32 AM   #3
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Hi folks,

any changes I need to adjust for FC3? I did not see a lot of stuff in FC3's default as compared to the one listed in the article.

Wongster
 
Old 03-01-2005, 09:46 PM   #4
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How does yum resolve same package in multiple repositories?

Hi,

Nice article. I've been using yum on top of up2date. actually I let up2date let me know when there are Fedora Core 3 updates and then I use yum to update.

Here is a problem I am having right now:
I have added the dag repository and installed some packages from there.
Recently I installed monodevelop from the official mono repository.
it installs the following packages
===========================
Transaction Listing:
Install: monodevelop.i386 0:0.5.1-1.novell.9.1

Performing the following to resolve dependencies:
Install: gecko-sharp.i386 0:0.6-1.novell.9.1
Install: gtk-sharp.i386 0:1.0.6-0.novell.9.1
Install: gtksourceview-sharp.i386 0:0.5-1.novell.9.1
Install: mono-core.i386 0:1.0.6-1.novell.9.1
Install: mono-data.i386 0:1.0.6-1.novell.9.1
Install: mono-web.i386 0:1.0.6-1.novell.9.1
Install: monodoc.i386 0:1.0.5-1.novell.9.1
===============================
dag also has some mono related packages (mono-core, gtk-sharp, etc).
When I do a 'yum update' with the dag repository enabled yum complains about missing dependencies and it fails to update any of the packages (from any repository)
=================================
Resolving Dependencies
--> Populating transaction set with selected packages. Please wait.
---> Package monodoc.i386 0:1.0.5-1.1.fc3.rf set to be updated
---> Package mono-data.i386 0:1.0.6-1.1.fc3.rf set to be updated
---> Package mono-web.i386 0:1.0.6-1.1.fc3.rf set to be updated
---> Package gecko-sharp.i386 0:0.6-1.1.fc3.rf set to be updated
---> Package monodevelop.i386 0:0.5.1-3.1.fc3.rf set to be updated
---> Package mono-core.i386 0:1.0.6-1.1.fc3.rf set to be updated
---> Package gtksourceview-sharp.i386 0:0.5-1.1.fc3.rf set to be updated
--> Running transaction check
--> Processing Dependency: mono(System) = 1.0.5000.0 for package: gtk-sharp
--> Processing Dependency: mono(mscorlib) = 1.0.5000.0 for package: gtk-sharp
--> Processing Dependency: mono(System.Xml) = 1.0.5000.0 for package: gtk-sharp
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: missing dep: mono(System) = 1.0.5000.0 for pkg gtk-sharp
Error: missing dep: mono(mscorlib) = 1.0.5000.0 for pkg gtk-sharp
Error: missing dep: mono(System.Xml) = 1.0.5000.0 for pkg gtk-sharp
===================================

My 'solution' for now was the following:
Disable the dag repository
yum update (to update all the packages that are not in dag)
yum remove monodevelop (to avoid package conflicts with dag)
yum --enablerepo=dag update (to update all the packages I got from dag)
yum --enablerepo=go-mono install monodevelop (to reinstall the monodevelop packages)

that solved my problem for now. But the question is: Is there a way to tell YUM that if there is a conflict for the mono packages always favor the mono official site?
 
Old 03-01-2005, 09:52 PM   #5
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How does yum resolve same package in multiple repositories?

Forget the previous question. Two seconds after sending it I figured out the answer: Here it is for anyone to read it:

When the same package exists in two repositories with different versions and you want to force YUM to always update from one of them: exclude the packages from the other repository.

In my example I explicitly excluded the offending packages from the dag repository by adding an exclude option to the dag.repo file (or to the dag section of the yum.repo):

===================
[dag]
name=Dag RPM Repository for Fedora Core
baseurl=http://apt.sw.be/fedora/$releasever/en/$basearch/dag
enabled=0
exclude=mono* gecko-sharp gtksourceview-sharp
======================================


I hope this can save some time to someone else
 
Old 03-10-2005, 02:16 AM   #6
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I think article has become a little outdated. FC3 uses /etc/yum.repo.d/[different .repo files].
 
Old 03-11-2005, 07:49 PM   #7
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Unhappy Fedora Core 3 YUM and YUMI

Seeings how everyone is up on YUM, I have a question for ya.

Has anyone been able to get YUMI to work ??

Every time I launch it I get the following errors:

Could not setup settings tab. Config.py needs mods.
Insufficient server config - no servers found. Aborting.

What is it looking for ??
 
Old 04-06-2005, 12:49 AM   #8
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Firstly
Thanks for a excellent How-to.


I have a bunch of machines running FC3, & i just downloaded all the FC# updates on one of the machine
is it possible to use this machine as a update server for the other machines?
so that they dont need to be updated via internet & can be updated much faster..


thanks,
 
Old 04-06-2005, 01:40 PM   #9
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Setting Up an update server

This is one of the great advantages of Yum:

You can set-up your own Yum server and configure all other computers to use this one as the default repository.

Here is an article that explains how to exactly what you are asking for:

http://www.phy.duke.edu/~rgb/General...le/node14.html



I hope this helps.

Cheers.
 
Old 06-03-2005, 02:58 PM   #10
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Quote:
Originally posted by ashwin_cse
I think article has become a little outdated. FC3 uses /etc/yum.repo.d/[different .repo files].
While you can do it this way, FC3 still supports adding the repositories to the /etc/yum.conf file.
 
Old 01-24-2007, 10:53 AM   #11
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cannot exe binaries and GCC

Quote:
Originally Posted by mjbrej
I have been a user of up2date exclusively up til now. But your summary has convinced me that I might want to dip my toes into yum a little bit. Thanks for laying out the basics for us newbies!

I just installed fedora core 6 first two cd but now i am trying to install the 3rd cd which i downloaded from the fedoraweb site its saying the same thing "cannot execute binary file"

Also I used the Yum option to up date the software

Also I dont know how can I install gcc because I know the 3rd cd comes with built in GCC... Can you please guide me...

Thank you

Last edited by crazyfuzzy; 01-24-2007 at 10:55 AM.
 
Old 04-09-2011, 03:02 AM   #12
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yum

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Originally Posted by crazyfuzzy View Post
I just installed fedora core 6 first two cd but now i am trying to install the 3rd cd which i downloaded from the fedoraweb site its saying the same thing "cannot execute binary file"

Also I used the Yum option to up date the software

Also I dont know how can I install gcc because I know the 3rd cd comes with built in GCC... Can you please guide me...

Thank you


hi all,

this was very informative. i was searching for this info. for quiet some time.

Thanks.
uday.
 
  


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