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

Dag Wieers dag at wieers.com
Wed Jan 25 14:18:47 CET 2012


On Wed, 11 Jan 2012, email builder wrote:

>> 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...

This should be fixed, if it is not, let me know.

We moved to a new location and I was without internet until last week. I 
have rebuild everything in the queue and fixed the remaining issues that 
related to removing packages. I still need to go over other issues, 
especially those blocked by me...

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