Axel.Thimm at ATrpms
Jan 25, 2006, 5:26 AM
Post #5 of 5
On Tue, Jan 24, 2006 at 10:57:02PM -0800, Fedor Pikus wrote:
Re: Another yum bites the dust (was: Cannot update ivtv)
[In reply to]
> On 1/23/06, Axel Thimm <Axel.Thimm [at] atrpms> wrote:
> > On Fri, Jan 20, 2006 at 12:16:24PM -0500, David R Robison wrote:
> > > I get the following error:
> > >
> > > Error: Missing Dependency: /lib/modules/v4l-cx2341x-init-mpeg.bin is
> > > needed by package ivtv-kmdl-2.6.14-1.1653_FC4
> > >
> > This is YAYB (yet another yum bug).
> > yum install smart smart-gui
> > smart update
> > smart upgrade
> Also simply try
> > smart --gui
> Smart has a great depsolver, but the gui is rather limited. First of all,
> unlike synaptic, it does not show installed versions, so I'm looking at a
> list of packages and versions and in an xterm on the side haveto do rpm -q
> all the time. Second, unlike synaptic smart gui will list all available
> versions of a package, not just the latest one. Sometimes it is useful, but
> much more often it just slows things down: I have to read all versions and
> see which is the latest, and I can't just select a range of packages from
> the gui and click "install" because if there are two versions of the same
> package, both will be selected and smart will report an error.
I agree. smart's strengths are in its command line interface and shell
mode. I recommend the gui here because users tend to prefer it. For an
"upgrade all" or search function and install the gui is OK, but it
still needs to reach synaptic.
Fedor, would you like to place these remarks in smart's tracker, so
Gustavo and friends have a chance to implement this?
Sorry for getting a bit off-topic for a mythtv list.
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net