[CentOS] Re Centos 7.2 Repos

Tue May 17 17:58:28 UTC 2016
jd1008 <jd1008 at gmail.com>

On 05/17/2016 11:44 AM, Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On 05/17/2016 10:00 AM, jd1008 wrote:
>> On 05/17/2016 12:08 AM, Peter wrote:
>>> On 17/05/16 17:51, jd1008 wrote:
>>>> I installed the nux repo just now. I ran
>>>> yum -y install mplayer-common-1.1-33.20150505svn.el7.nux.x86_64.rpm
>>>> mplayer-1.2-92_snap20130920.el7.x86_64.rpm
>>>    ...
>>> This is insane, just do: yum install smplayer
>> The insane thing is that not all the repos are NOT installed
>> in /etc/yum.repo.d when centos is installed.
>> Don't you think I tried to yum install it???
>> Yum returned with something like no match found....
>> What repos  do you have on your system?
> CentOS is designed to be a rebuild of the RHEL source code.  That is
> what millions of users want.
> We purposely ONLY include functionality that is in RHEL.  That is what
> CentOS is.
> If you want other functionality .. it is available via EPEL and other
> 3rd Party Repos and CentOS Special interest groups.  This give you the
> ability to add things, while maintaining CentOS what it is designed to
> be .. a rebuild of RHEL with exactly that source code's functionality.
You took my comment wrong.
I just thought that the install DVD would provide a note or something
as to what other repos are available so that a new user of centos does not
have to face a wall of unavailable packages.
But thatnx to the users on this list, all that is behind me.