[mythtv-users] atrpms update breaks fedora 8 add/remove
lan at falleagle.net
Mon Dec 31 02:36:58 UTC 2007
On Sun, December 30, 2007 4:45 pm, Greg Lake wrote:
> Axel Thimm wrote:
>> On Sun, Dec 30, 2007 at 06:02:32PM -0500, Eugene Regad wrote:
>>> Just a word from/to the adventurous and unwise.
>>> On Dec 27, I installed mythtv using the Fedora-7 instructions on the
>>> mythtv site using the
>>> atrpms-package-config-118-1.fc8.i386.rpm. This was on a bare-metal
>>> installation of Fedora 8
>>> (fully updated). After I installed mythtv, I got a prompt for an
>>> update of these files (the current installations on F8):
>>> After I updated, the Fedora 8 add/remove program was broken. A bug
>>> report was created,
>>> indicating pirut was malfunctioning. I didn't send it, since it
>>> seem reasonable.
>> Why? Any bug report is helpful.
>>> After a bare-metal re-installation and update of Fedora 8, I
>>> re-installed mythtv and got exactly the same result (Again!). On the
>>> third bare metal install, I removed the atrpms repo entry from
>>> yum.repos.d. The 'Update prompt ' promptly went away. I have not
>>> investigated further; mythtv is working well enough for now.
>> This sounds more like a bug in pirut than in atrpms. Perhaps it can't
>> cope with too many packages or too many package dependencies?
>> At any rate when pirut/kyum mess up one should always try to fall back
>> to using plain yum to see whether the bug is in the GUI wrapper. Not
>> that yum is infallible, but at least it narrows down the possibilities.
>> mythtv-users mailing list
>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> I had the same problem. In my case, it turned out to be the yum plugin
> fastest mirror that was causing the problem...I removed it and all was
> better.. Did you have that plugin installed?
I am interested in this. When I run this w/F8:
yum -y install \*myth\*
I run healthy for a while and then error out on too many dependencies. I
have no idea what my yum plug in situation is, or how to diagnose and
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