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Re: [opensuse] Spamassassin Dependency in kde?
  • From: "Joe Morris (NTM)" <Joe_Morris@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 02 Dec 2006 13:35:33 +0800
  • Message-id: <457110A5.4000108@xxxxxxx>
John Andersen wrote:
> Today it has 77 updates, but in the process it wants to install spamassassin
> 3.1.3, which is back level by several releases. I run SA 3.1.7 and install
> from CPAN, and I don't want to go back to 3.1.3.
> So which of kde packages insists on installing SA.
Don't know, but unless the rpm database knows about the install, it can
only act on what it knows.
> Question 2:
> Is the Software updater ever going to be less brain dead than it
> is now so that you can find out about these things, and over ride
> them when you know the package is already installed?
Since they all rely on rpm on a rpm based distro, unless you allow it to
work as designed, that answer is no. If CPAN installed it via rpm, then

Joe Morris
Registered Linux user 231871

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