Re: FC2 up2date libxslt does not down load
From: Nico Kadel-Garcia (nkadel_at_comcast.net)
Date: Sun, 31 Oct 2004 08:03:31 -0500
"Jean-David Beyer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Clive Long,UK wrote:
> > Hi,
> > Up2date keeps on prompting libxslt has an update from 1.1.5-1 to
> > 1.1.12-2
> > As a matter of course I just accept all FC2 maintenance. All other rpm
> > packages have downloaded (eventually - some are slow) and installed
> > However, libxslt never seems to commence download - even if I leave
> > over-night
> > Any ideas? Ways around this?
> I only ran Fedora (Core 2) for a couple of weeks because I did not like
> it. But during that time, I got LOTS of updates.
> Unlike Red Hat's version that uses Red Hat Network for updates, Fedora's
> version seems to rummage around the internet for the updates, and each
> time it runs, it is likely to go somewhere else to see if updates are
> available. So if the little round Icon winks red, it found some site where
> that library had a higher version than yours. But when it went to get it,
> it looked somewhere else that did not have such an update (yet?). So I ran
> up2date in CLI mode where I could see what was happening very quickly and
> just ran and reran and reran and reran it until it stumbled on the site
> that had the update.
> Just waiting will not do it.
Check the /etc/yum.conf and edit your list of potential download sites there
to select some good connectivity sites that stay up-to-date. Then use those,
or consider setting up your own internal FTP mirror (which is what I do).