[kwlug-disc] RedHat yum dependency handling

john at netdirect.ca john at netdirect.ca
Thu Feb 11 11:26:31 EST 2010

kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org wrote on 02/11/2010 10:55:39 AM:
> There are 2 disabled repos: centosplus and contrib. Contrib is user 
> stuff, and hence I am wary to use it.

> There is another one that I don't think is relevant (c5-media), 
> since it involves physical media (?)
> I tried the command you suggested, with and without centosplus, but 
> still got the same error:

On my Centos 5 install (done in December) I tried "yum install munin" and 
"yum install munin-node" and both gave me the correct options.

The dependencies that are failing you are coming from rpmforge. Oddly the 
copy of Munin is also coming from rpmforge.


yum --enablerepo=base,updates,rpmforge install munin

John Van Ostrand
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