[CentOS] yum download with erros pertaining libpurple
hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Wed Jul 11 11:09:10 UTC 2007
On Wed, Jul 11, 2007 at 01:05:40PM +0200, Dag Wieers enlightened us:
> > Gregory P. Ennis wrote:
> > > On Mon, 2007-07-09 at 12:20 -0500, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> > >
> > >> Are you using the yum-fastestmirror and yum-priorities plugins (I highly
> > >> recommend both)?
> > >
> > > Does the priorities plugin give the CentOS repositories priority over
> > > RPMforge?
> > Yes it does (when configured)
> Can we maybe deliver working yum config files that automatically are fine
> for the CentOS + RPMforge case when the priority plugin is enabled.
> Much like we did with the protectbase plugin.
> CentOS would be priority 1, CentOS Extras priority 2 and CentOS Plus
> priority 3 and RPMforge and others) priority 5 or 10 or whatever
> (priorityless ?).
> Giving Extras something else than 1 would make sure that a human error in
> Extras would not lead to anything that is hard to turn back. (read:
> Making things easier to protect CentOS users (by default) should be our
> main focus. If people have problems nevertheless, we can assume they knew
> what they were doing when they changed the default case.
I'd actually vote to make CentOS's main repos start at 2, so that we can use
priority 1 for local repos without having to reconfigure all the base .repo
files. I currently let puppet do that for me, so it's not a big deal, but I
thought I'd throw it out there for consideration.
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