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rpm dependency failed to install, package installed anyway

I have this issue and I would like to understand why it is like this. I have build 3 really simple rpm packages called a, b and c, and I made a independant, b depending on a and c depending on a and ...
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Where can I find an online list of CentOS packages and their versions?

I am looking for an online list of the standard packages available for CentOS Linux. I know that if I had a CentOs system running, I could use yum to list packages. However, I am trying to evaluate ...
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Installing `diction` on CentOS 4

I have a need for diction to be installed on my server, which is running CentOS 4. I can find it no problems for Fedora and Ubuntu (apt-get 'just worked'), but am having no luck under CentOS. Which ...
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Installing Fedora RPMs in CentOS

How safe is it to install Fedora RPMs in CentOS 5? Does it depend on the version of the Fedora RPM or is it generally better to steer clear?