Re: That ole Livna Problem/That ole VLC Problem

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On Wed, 2008-01-16 at 10:24 -0600, Les Mikesell wrote:
> Karl Larsen wrote:
> >>>>>> $ 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.
> >>
> >> Or you can just click on it in a browser and let the browser run rpm 
> >> for you.  Unless you just like to type...
> >>
> >    And I have been thinking that up to last week, I could get vlc any 
> > time I wanted. I am sure things are different now. And I am sure it will 
> > get easy again soon.
> Seeing as how no one else has a problem, it isn't likely to get easy 
> until you fix whatever you've done wrong.  You've posted 2 real errors 
> so far: an rpm version-numbering conflict between parts from freshrpms 
> and livna, and a missing gpg key for livna, either of which could be 
> fixed in minutes.  The rest is mostly rambling about nothing in 
> particular.  Are you getting some real error when you download or 
> install that livna-release-8.rpm?  If so, what is it? After installing, 
> yum should continue past the last error you posted.
Les, you are forgetting that this is your poster boy for proving what is
wrong with Fedora java integration.


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