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Re: [opensuse] Spamassassin Dependency in kde?
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 2 Dec 2006 12:29:02 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.64.0612021224430.21925@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Saturday 2006-12-02 at 02:06 -0900, John Andersen wrote:

> On Saturday 02 December 2006 02:02, Carlos E. R. wrote:
> > In Yast/you, select the view to see what is going to be installed, or
> > search for the spamassassin package, then mark is as "taboo". You can then
> > go on with the update, it will not be installed
>
> Tried that, it installed it anyway.
>
> Apparently the Yast developers work on a different definition of
> taboo than you or I.

Ah :-O :-(

> I might try creating the fake rpm trick.
> Have to read up on checkinstall.

Nothing to read, actually... it just creates an rpm out of the output of
whatever command you give it. The typical use is with no parameters, in
which case it runs "make install", the standard installation command for
most projects. The rpm is given the name of the directory in which the
compilation is made. Everything can be overridden with options. It has a
simple text menu.

It doesn't create optimum rpms, but they are rpms, keeps the database
happy, and makes easy to uninstall your own compiled packages.

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Cheers,
Carlos E. R.

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