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Re: [SLE] Packman as Installation Source
  • From: Robert Paulsen <robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2005 17:42:08 -0500
  • Message-id: <200507281742.08307.robert@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 28 July 2005 17:20, Anders Johansson wrote:
> On Friday 29 July 2005 00:12, Robert Paulsen wrote:
> > The other day I got some real good advice about how to set up Packman as
> > an installation source for YaST's "Install and Remove Software". This
> > worked great for installing Mplayer and getting its dependencies.
> >
> > Today I noticed that Packman has an updated version of Kaffeine so I
> > tried to install it just as I did for Mplayer. Unfortunately it did not
> > work. YaST finds libxine1 as a dependency and attempts to install it but
> > it is looking for version 1.0.1 and packman actually has version 1.1.0.
>
> YaST doesn't automatically look at the remote source when you start it. It
> downloads a list of the available packages to your local machine, and works
> from that.
>
> If the remote side is updated, you need to refresh that list. Go to 'change
> source of installation', highlight the installation source, and select
> Edit->Refresh
>
> After that, YaST should see the new packages

Thanks -- worked great.

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