[CentOS] Java install

Ric Moore wayward4now at gmail.com
Thu Sep 11 22:27:26 UTC 2008


On Thu, 2008-09-11 at 16:37 -0400, Steve Huff wrote:
> On Sep 11, 2008, at 3:37 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
> 
> > I'm sorry, I was in "Deer in the headlights mode". I should have said
> > repos specifically. I have had these enabled:
> > * epel: mirror.its.uidaho.edu
> > * adobe-linux-i386: linuxdownload.adobe.com
> > * jpackage-fc: planetmirror.com
> > * jpackage-generic-nonfree: planetmirror.com
> > * jpackage-rhel: planetmirror.com
> > * rpmforge: fr2.rpmfind.net
> > * jpackage-generic: planetmirror.com
> > * base: mirror.its.uidaho.edu
> > * updates: centos.mirrors.tds.net
> > * centosplus: mirror.centos.org
> > * addons: mirror.centos.org
> > * jetty6localrepo:
> > * extras: mirror.centos.org
> 
> 
> that's a lot of repos :)
> 
> for starters: given that this is a CentOS box, disable jpackage-fc.   
> you do not want that.
> 
> in addition, you should read this wiki page:
> 
> http://wiki.centos.org/AdditionalResources/Repositories
> 
> and the linked instructions about using the priorities plugin.  with  
> that many third-party repositories, you run the risk of getting into  
> dependency conflicts.
> 
> -steve

That was my concern, too. Thank you. I hoped I wasn't heading for
possible trouble 
but found these repos that claimed to be either CentOS or RH friendly. I
figured I better put them to you all for a look-see. Ric


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