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Re: Finding compat-libstdc++-7.3-2.96.126.i386.rpm in Fedora



On Friday 03 December 2004 06:01, Satish Balay wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Dec 2004, John Summerfield wrote:
> > On Friday 03 December 2004 05:16, Satish Balay wrote:
> > > > I would mount cd then
> > > > find /media/cdrom -name \*stdc\*
> > >
> > > or
> > > yum instal compat-libstdc++
> >
> > Perhasp _I_ wouldn't;-)
> > [root dugong ~]# yum install anaconda
> >
> > You have enabled checking of packages via GPG keys. This is a good thing.
> > However, you do not have any GPG public keys installed. You need to
> > download the keys for packages you wish to install and install them.
> > You can do that by running the command:
> >     rpm --import public.gpg.key
> > For more information contact your distribution or package provider.
> > [root dugong ~]# rpm --import public.gpg.key
> > error: public.gpg.key: import read failed.
> > [root dugong ~]#
> >
> > Evidently I have some reading to do.
> >
> > My expectations of yum aren't high atm, I've done nothing to set it up.
>
> Sure - keep your expectations at whatever level that is
> comfortable. But from your advices on this list - where you keep
> refering & recommending debian over and over - I thought knew both
> distributions pretty well..

About half my most recent work other than on Debian has been on Nahant where 
yum isn't, and yum didn't exist when I was using RHL, so yum is new to me.

Since I've not yet attempted to set yum up, I'll be pleasantly surprised if it 
does anything right.

As for Debian, Debian does many things well and if reporting some of its 
better features here inspires others to improve things here then that helps 
Fedora.

> BTW: the GPG keys for Fedora are in fedor-release package
>
> rpm --import /usr/share/doc/fedora-release-3/RPM-GPG-KEY
> rpm --import /usr/share/doc/fedora-release-3/RPM-GPG-KEY-fedora

Thanks for that. Done that, looks like Yum is doing something, but not what I 
want. Its going too slowly to be reading my DVD>

I responded to your earlier email on the basis  you were telling _me_ what _I_ 
would do: one of the problems with English is one can't always understand 
whether a speaker means "you the person" or ""you the group," and I 
interpreted you differently from what I would have meant.

Looks like I have to read up on Yum; it's definitely not read my mind 
accurately.

Of course, Debian would have got this right by asking my about my CD 
collection and mirror choice-)



-- 

Cheers
John Summerfield
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