[CentOS] looking for cool, post-install things to do on a centos 5.5 system

Les Mikesell lesmikesell at gmail.com
Fri Sep 17 14:16:51 EDT 2010


On 9/17/2010 12:58 PM, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Jim Wildman wrote:
>
>> On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
>>
>>>   i've already added a section on EPEL, just so i can install
>>> things like git.  and i know there's an entire page at centos.org
>>> on extra repos.  any there that you *particularly* recommend?
>>> i'll revisit that page later today but i'm thinking that, for the
>>> sake of this first-level admin course, EPEL might be sufficient
>>> for now.
>>
>> How to identify and work your way out of rpm conflicts.  (without
>> using nodeps of course).
>
>    i've already added some of that, using things like --replacepkgs and
> --replacefiles and so on.
>

I think a current moderately harmless example would be getting a 
non-ancient version of subversion and viewvc from rpmforge, then noting 
that a 'yum full update' with epel enabled will swap in a viewvc 
configured in an incompatible way.

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   Les Mikesell
     lesmikesell at gmail.com




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