[CentOS-devel] New versions of Apt and Synaptic in the CentOS-Testing repository

Johnny Hughes mailing-lists at hughesjr.com
Wed Nov 22 22:41:04 UTC 2006

We have had some issues with the apt that is currently in the Extras
repository properly resolving some dependencies in CentOS.



There are new apt and synaptic packages currently in the CentOS-Testing
repository that correct these problems.  The new version of apt also can
use repomd repositories ... and the next version of CentOS-Release will
contain a sources.list file that uses repomd and not rpm type repos for

The new RPMS are:

Available here:

Johnny Hughes

# Example repomd repos for apt
# URL: http://www.centos.org

### CentOS-4 APT repositories
repomd http://mirror.centos.org centos/4/os/i386
repomd http://mirror.centos.org centos/4/addons/i386
repomd http://mirror.centos.org centos/4/extras/i386
repomd http://mirror.centos.org centos/4/updates/i386
repomd http://mirror.centos.org centos/4/fasttrack/i386
#repomd http://mirror.centos.org centos/4/centosplus/i386
#repomd http://mirror.centos.org centos/4/contrib/i386
#repomd http://mirror.centos.org centos/4/csgfs/i386

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