[mythtv-users] Yum upgrade to SD missing dependencies
Jay R. Ashworth
jra at baylink.com
Fri Sep 7 02:31:28 UTC 2007
On Thu, Sep 06, 2007 at 03:01:52PM -0400, Tony Rein wrote:
> 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? What the heck is the advantage of yum over apt-get anyway,
> besides the cutesie name? Why do we use this brain-dead program?
> Or is it possible to make yum handle dependencies properly?
Indeed; I've recently been introduces to CentOS 4.5, which apparently
is also yummy. I thought that it's ability to retrieve dependencies
from online repos was really cool, and I didn't have to turn anything
on to get it.
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