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Re: How long to setup a new system?

 On Jan 29, 2008 5:59 PM, David Kramer <[hidden email]> wrote: 
> Because no one Fedora repository (livna, atrpms, freshrpms..) has 
> everything I needed, I ended up with some nasty conflicts that took me 
> close to three hours to resolve.  Following the assorted mailing lists, 
> it's clear there are frequent battles between atrpms and livna that 
> leave packages compiled with different options, or broken out 
> differently.  I even found packages with dependencies that weren't even 
> anywhere in the repository. 
> Then you have the problem of kernel updates in the fedora repositories 
> where the matching kmdl packages don't get updated for days, or ever. 
> My server depends on quite a few of these, and it's a real bummer to 
> have to check my hand that all the ones I need are available before I 
> can upgrade my kernel. 
> It disappoints and frustrates me to no end that these issues have 
> affected Fedora and other distros for years, and it doesn't appear to be 
> getting better.  If anything pushes me away from Fedora, it will be this. 
> Ugh. Sorry for the rant.  It was a long night. 

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