Re: Missing Packages / Updates etc
From: Paul Howarth (paul_at_city-fan.org)
To: For users of Fedora Core releases <firstname.lastname@example.org> Date: Mon, 21 Mar 2005 21:04:07 +0000
On Mon, 2005-03-21 at 15:56 -0500, Tim Holmes wrote:
> I have a feeling that this is a really basic question, but I cant seem
> to figure it out.
> I am trying to install a piece of software, which needs to be built from
> source. In order to build from source, I need to install the
> development tools, so I go to add programs,
The add/remove programs package doesn't work properly on updated
systems; it gets its dependencies mixed up.
> and select the development
> packages that I need (I just select them all), then I tell it to
> install, and it begins to take a look at stuff. After a while it comes
> back and says I need the following packages or I cant add the
> development tools
> So I went out and did all the yum / up2date updates that were missing
> and tired again,
> Same result
> So I opened a terminal and su -
> Then typed
> Up2date libselinux
> It went looking and came back with
> The package you are trying to install is already up to date
> Now what do I do?
Use yum to install the development tools instead.
# yum groupinstall "Development Tools"
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