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Dependencies suck


[[email protected] tmp]# rpm -i mplayer-gui-0.90rc4-2.i386.rpm 
error: failed dependencies:
	mplayer-skin is needed by mplayer-gui-0.90rc4-2
[[email protected] tmp]# rpm -i mplayer-skin-default-1.6-3.noarch.rpm 
error: failed dependencies:
	mplayer-gui is needed by mplayer-skin-default-1.6-3

Sigh. I guess I’ll stick with the console version.

This is Dependencies suck by Simon Willison, posted on 2nd March 2003.

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