[Tfug] package/repository confusion

Ken Steen ken at greenideas.net
Mon Jan 19 20:09:34 MST 2009

RPM search http://rpm.pbone.net/ shows it is available as an rpm from
the xmlrpc-c sourceforge site.  I just switched my desktop from Ubuntu
to OpenSuse and the Yast package system doesn't seem to work as easily
as Synaptic.


On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 07:24:35PM -0700, christopher floess wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2009 at 7:17 PM, Jordan Aberle <jordan.aberle at gmail.com> wrote:
> > You can always download the source and compile it if you are having problem
> > finding a pre-compiled binary for your distribution.
> Doesn't this create problems if a package needs a newer version of the
> source-compiled package?
> Or is there a way to make the package manager aware of what you've installed?
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