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

email builder emailbuilder88 at yahoo.com
Thu Jan 12 07:54:09 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.

Thank you for that.  Very helpful.

But I do hope Dag is out there somewhere too...

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