[Centos] Question about YUM
donavan at 4wx.net
Fri Dec 3 17:44:47 UTC 2004
>>>Yum uses RPM for most of its handy-work. In the end, it doesnt matter
>>>if you install an rpm by hand or with the yum tool. Yum just makes
>>>things quicker and easier.
>>>People usually dont get into real "dep hell" with RPM unless they "use
>>>the --force, Luke."
>>And the --nodeps !
>>So in fact, it's more safe because when you install an RPM by hand,
>>"one day", you'll do a --nodeps because of X or Y obscur reasons, and
>>"one day" the distribution will be broken ( i don't mean it's not
>in yum 2.1.X releases you can do:
>yum install /some/file/on/disk/package.rpm
>it will install that rpm and resolve dependencies from the available
CentOS is still using yum 2.0.8 though. The duration of which is unknown.
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