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Re: [K12OSN] ERROR RESOLVING DEPENDENCIES



Just what I was looking for, for the most part.  I was more concerned
about the dependencies list I get whenI have downloaded an rpm package
and need to get the things it is missing.  The information you have
given me will help a bunch thanks.
Thanks
Pat

----- Original Message -----
From: "James P. Kinney III" <jkinney localnetsolutions com>
Date: Saturday, September 30, 2006 8:07 pm
Subject: Re: [K12OSN] ERROR RESOLVING DEPENDENCIES
To: "Support list for open source software in schools." <k12osn redhat com>

> On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 19:25 -0600, John P. Conlon wrote:
> > The thing is the window that gives the list of needed 
> dependencies.  I
> > did discover that I could copy and paste the information into a word
> > processor.  I still think that it would be nice if that particular
> > window had a print button on it because I generally have to print
> > things of that nature out to work with them anyhow.
> > Thanks
> > Pat
> 
> I'm assuming you are either adding more software from an inserted 
> CD or
> on the command line doing an upgrade using yum. (Or maybe using the 
> guifor yum - yumex). From the gui with the inserted CD, there isn't 
> much to
> do other than run the mouse over the text, highlight it and then
> middle-click to paste it into an open text editor (gedit is pretty 
> basicbut functional - Applications->Accessories->Text Editor if you 
> useGnome).
> 
> If you are upgrading with yum at the command line, you have some more
> flexibility. yum deplist package1 [package2] ... > mydeplist.txt will
> write the needed files for the listed packages to the new file
> mydeplist.txt in the current directory.
> 
> If you are upgrading/installing a package with yum, it will grab the
> needed dependencies for automatically. The only times I have seen is
> fail in that is when the original packed is not packaged correctly or
> the mirror I'm pulling from hasn't finished _it's_ update and the new
> package is available yet. So I usually wait an hour or so and try 
> again.
> Sometimes, I have a conflict with something I built. I can exclude the
> conflicting package with the --exclude=<conflicting package name> 
> addedto the yum command.
> > 
> > Les Mikesell wrote: 
> > > On Sat, 2006-09-30 at 15:39, John P. Conlon wrote:
> > >   
> > > > Would somebody please add  PRINT and COPY/PASTE features to 
> this thing
> > > > so that we all don't have to depend on our being able to 
> transcribe to
> > > > paper and back to a browser page accurately.
> > > >     
> > > 
> > > Which 'thing'?  Most places already permit that except in
> > > the stages before the system is up to a point where you
> > > could add features.
> > > 
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