Re: That ole Livna Problem/That ole VLC Problem

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On Wed, 16 Jan 2008, Michael Schwendt wrote:

> On 16/01/2008, Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> >
> > > In a console:
> > >
> > > $ wget -c
> > > $ rpm -ivh livna-release-8.rpm
> >
> > last time i looked, you could do all that in one step:
> >
> > # rpm -ivh
> Yeah, see my other reply from two minutes before yours. ;)  There
> has been a thread on fedora-devel some time ago where Panu mentioned
> that this feature would/might be dropped from RPM. Further, it's a
> bad habit of mine to suggest wget/curl plus rpm because with that
> combination, a copy of the downloaded package is saved in local dir
> and can be reused in error conditions, whereas rpm works with a tmp
> file. (not so important for tiny files, though)

true enough.  i actually would never use the above shortcut for
anything but the most minor of downloads and installs.

Robert P. J. Day
Linux Consulting, Training and Annoying Kernel Pedantry
Waterloo, Ontario, CANADA

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