[CentOS] obtaining non-packaged software

Robert Heller heller at deepsoft.com
Sat Nov 6 10:45:51 EDT 2010


At Sat, 6 Nov 2010 13:15:20 +0000 CentOS mailing list <centos at centos.org> wrote:

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> On 6 November 2010 12:57, Robert Heller <heller at deepsoft.com> wrote:
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> > RPMForge has a lot of packages (but be careful!).  rpmbone has more.
> 
> Careful about what?

Conflicts with EPel and 'interesting' dependency issues.  So long as you
do things like use priorities and don't leave RPMForge enabled by
default and only enable it on the command line when you install specific
packages. Or explicitly list the packages you are getting from RPMForge. 

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