Wot no tags?

Arthur Dent misc.lists at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Aug 31 05:47:48 EDT 2011

On Wed, 2011-08-31 at 10:35 +0100, Jonathan Wiltshire wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 31, 2011 at 10:24:12AM +0100, Arthur Dent wrote:
> > On a related note, I thought that the quickest way to get get_iplayer
> > and all its dependencies installed on my virgin Fedora 15 VM would be to
> > do "yum install get_iplayer". That certainly worked, but I can't run it
> > because I get the 
> > 
> > "ERROR: get_iplayer is not writeable - aborting update (maybe a package
> > manager was used to install get_iplayer?)" 
> Set the packagemanager variable in options. For example, in the Debian
> package:
> | jona at lupin:~$ cat /etc/get_iplayer/options
> | # For Debian-based systems, inhibit automatic updates
> | packagemanager apt
> | 
> | # Add site-wide configuration in this file
> I think 'yum' is an accepted value.

Ahh, interesting! I didn't know about that. It's too late to try it now
as I have bodged it in the way I described in my previous post, but
thanks - I will file that for future reference...

Is the Fedora package maintainer on this list?

Thanks again.


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