Re: That ole Livna Problem/That ole VLC Problem

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2008/1/16 Mikkel L. Ellertson <[email protected]>:
> Les Mikesell wrote:
> > Craig White wrote:
> >>
> >> Thus I take issue with your contention, "there is no reason anyone
> >> should have to do any of the things Karl has done" - there clearly is a
> >> reason, and it has been known for many years now. The reason is that
> >> there are repos that have packages which are incompatible with each
> >> other.
> >
> > And why does someone need to use more than one repo to install vlc?
> They need the standard Fedora repos plus ONE of the non-Fedora repos
> if they want to play encrypted DVDs.
> > Or think they do?
> >
> Consider who is having the problem. He has a history of doing things
> the hard way. In doing so, he creates problems for himself that few
> others run into.
> Mikkel

Karl 's problem(s) with using multiple 3rd party repositories is not
singular. He is just more vocal about it. "Dependency Hell" has been
around for a long time. Apparently very little has changed since FC-3.

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