[CentOS] rpmforge vs epel

Wed Jun 10 02:44:24 UTC 2015
Michael Hennebry <hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.nodak.edu>

On Tue, 9 Jun 2015, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:

> some rpmforge packages may even conflict with the base distro. What do you
> need in rpmforge that isn't available from base, rpmfusion, or epel? The
> only thing I know of are some kmod packages from elrepo, and I have the
> elrepo.repo configuration so that either it's not enabled by default, or I
> only get specific packages for a specific machine from it (like an old
> NVIDIA card).

All the packages turned out to be vlc and dependencies.
I hadn't realized that I hadn't installed rpmfusion.
rpmforge is gone now and I have vlc back.
All is well with that part of the world.

Michael   hennebry at web.cs.ndsu.NoDak.edu
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