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Re: Experience with ATRPMS repository?

Craig <cs007fc wowway com> wrote:

>On Mon, 2004-12-06 at 17:27 -0500, A1tmblwd netscape net wrote:
>> What has your experience been using the ATRPMS, http://atrpms.net , repository?
>> Mine has not been very favorable. I regret creating atrpms.repo and adding it
>> to the /etc/yum.repo.d/ directory.
>> ==========
>> Here are the problems that plague my FC3 system after I used "yum update":
>> 1. lm_sensors-2.8.7-2 was replaced with a buggy lm_sensors.i386 2.8.8-0_35.rhfc3.at.
>>    I discovered that when I rebooted my system and encountered a "cannot access
>>    procfs/sysfs" error message. I restored the older lm_sensors rpm file and posted
>>    a bug report #329.  As of this posting rhgb still has does not work but I have not
>>    implemented the steps to fix problem 3 and replace/repair upgraded packages.
>> 2. yum-2.1.11-3 was replaced by yum.noarch-2.1.12-43.rhfc3.at. The install overwrote
>>    the existing yum.conf file. Not very nice. Should not happen. Another bug
>>    report #330.  Axel Thimms comments and says that he finds no fault with his script.
>This did not happen on my system.
>> 3. "0check4updates" was inserted into /etc/cron.d/cron.daily without my
>>    permission or awareness. It runs a script to update APT and YUM. Bug report #331.
>No such file exists on my system, let alone an inserted "check4updates"
> command. I don't know what's going on with your system, but none of
> the problems you've encountered with Axel's packages have happened on
> my system (other than the lm_sensors procfs/sysfs error [I hope to
>  work with Axel to figure out a solution rather than muddle the waters
> with a "downgrade"]).
Have you checked to see if atrpms is installed?

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