[users] Bug in perl-NetAddr-IP-4.044-1.el5.rf

Ljubomir Ljubojevic office at plnet.rs
Thu Jan 12 01:05:00 CET 2012

On 01/11/2012 11:50 PM, email builder wrote:
>>>   But why is perl-NetAddr-IP in your base repo?  Your FAQ says:
>>>   Our goal is to move all packages that conflict with upstream packages
>>>   into a separate “extras” repository; this way, users who want to be
>>>   confident that our packages will not cause conflicts with upstream can
>>>   enable the base repository, and users who want newer versions of
>>>   packages (and are willing to tolerate some package conflicts) can enable
>>>    the extras repository.
>> Well, I'm also not happy about it and I find it an issue. It is caused
>> by historical reasons. RedHat included this package during the last 5.x
>> release. Compare:
>> http://vault.centos.org/5.6/os/i386/CentOS/
>> http://merlin.fit.vutbr.cz/mirrors/centos/5.7/os/i386/CentOS/

You can always, as an temporary solution, exclude perl-NetAddr-IP from 
RepoForge .repo file

Just add:

exclude=perl-NetAddr-IP to appropriate repo, and yum will not bother you 
about this again.


Ljubomir Ljubojevic
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