[ATrpms-users] Use of ATRPM repositories ? (Myth on Fedora via wiki instructions)
promac at gmail.com
Thu Nov 13 10:17:47 CET 2008
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 11:43 PM, Linuxguy123 <linuxguy123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm installing mythtv on my F8 installation by the instructions given
> After I enabled the ATRPMs repositories, yum wants to do an update.
> But when I run it, I get a bunch of conflicts as shown below. How do I
> resolve them ?
> Furthermore, the discussion of that wiki page states:
> Under no circumstances should this guide be telling people to install
> ATRPMS repo, because it can severely damage a fedora install.
> I'm going to comment out the line doing so. This may break these
> instructions, but that's better than breaking people's fedora installs.
> --Barberio 11:56, 22 May 2008 (UTC)
This is not true. I have been using ATrpms for years and my systems were
always solid rock.
The problems between livna and ATrpms are the muitlmedia packages, such as
ffmpeg, faac, x264, which cannot be on fedora because of their licenses.
Generally, livna use old versions of these packages and/or package them
and the conflicts pop up.
ATrpms has been offering myth packages for a long time, providing a very
Depending on your hardware, to have myth working, you will also need new
video, sound, and capture drivers, and I doubt you will find them elsewhere.
> Apparently the line didn't get commented out of the instructions.
> If people don't enable the ATRPMs repository, how are
> they installing mythtv on Fedora from RPMs ? (ie how do the
> dependencies get resolved ?)
I think you can get myth packages from another repo, or you can remove the
packages and install ATrpms versions. You can do this using smart, as Tim
or manually, if you know how to do it.
Paulo Roma Cavalcanti
LCG - UFRJ
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