[CentOS] Update troubles for wxGTK apps

Robert kerplop at sbcglobal.net
Tue Sep 23 00:15:24 UTC 2008



fred smith wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 22, 2008 at 06:27:45PM +0200, Marcus Moeller wrote:
>   
>> Good Evening.
>>
>>     
>>>>> I believe what Dag is saying is that, if you wish to use audacity, you
>>>>> cannot update wxGTK.  Conversely, if you update wxGTK, you cannot use
>>>>> audacity.  I'm sure he will eventually resolve the issue.
>>>>>           
>>>> In the meantime, how are we supposed to go about to install AMule, VLC and
>>>> Audacity on a *new* install? No problem to write an 'exclude=' line in
>>>> /etc/yum.conf on existing systems so updates get currently ignored. IMHO
>>>> these things should have been put to some testing repo first. I prefer
>>>> having slightly outdated software rather than mutually excluding updates :o/
>>>>         
>>> Because this is not really a CentOS issue, I think it is best to take
>>> it to the rpmforge packagers' mailing list.  For example, Fabian
>>> recently discussed wxGTK here:
>>>
>>> http://lists.rpmforge.net/pipermail/packagers/2008-September/000709.html
>>>       
>> Are there any updates on that? yum still complains about missing
>> dependencies on an installation with aMule and wxGTK.
>>     
>
> So what's the proper workaround here? As far as I'm concerned, Dag
> has broken 
echo "I have `rpm -qa | grep rf | wc -l` reasons to apologize."




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