[mythtv-users] Yum upgrade to SD missing dependencies

James Fidell james at fidell.co.uk
Thu Sep 6 19:43:43 UTC 2007


Tony Rein wrote:

> <Rant>
> Those of us who have a Debian-based worldview want to know: How 
> do you make yum behave sensibly, ie behave like apt-get? If I 
> type "apt-get update <whatever>" it automatically figures out 
> all the dependencies and informs me of them. Why doesn't yum do 
> this?

When didn't it?  Certainly worked for me yesterday when I asked it
to install gcc and it pulled in all the dependencies.

IMNSHO, both apt-get/dpkg and yum/rpm have their strong points, but
neither is the perfect package management system.

James


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