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Re: CentOS 3rd party repositories?



On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 08:07:04PM +0000, Marko Vojinovic wrote:
> On Thursday 02 October 2008 13:24, Axel Thimm wrote:
> > > <rant>
> > > ATrpms has way too obsolete installation instructions (some others too
> > > --- Dries comes to mind) to be seriously considered as a reliable
> > > repository. For example, Livna has a .rpm file for each Fedora distro
> > > that I just have to install and it is ready to go. On ATrpms website I
> > > was told to manually edit the .repo files according to the template given
> > > for Fedora 7 (!!!), changing some parameters to suit my own distro
> > > (???)... Wtf? Did I miss the right instructions page? This is just
> > > user-unfriendly, to say the least. But I may even try it out if someone
> > > just gives me the exact contents of the appropriate .repo file that works
> > > with CentOS 5.2, and if ATrpms has all these packages that I need,
> > > updated more often than their website... </rant>
> >
> > <rantback>
> > Try http://atrpms.net/name/atrpms-package-config/
> > </rantback>
> 
> <unrant>
> Oh, well, that is a nice surprise! Apologies for the rant. :-)
> </unrant>
> 
> Btw, what is medley?

An old attempt to provide a package that would enable many 3rd party
repos. The attempt failed because the repos would not report new/old
repo support and the medley was getting out of date.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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