Bug 765963

Summary: Yum update fails on rpm dependancy
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5 Reporter: david.scheiman
Component: yumAssignee: packaging-team-maint
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG QA Contact: BaseOS QE Security Team <qe-baseos-security>
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Version: 5.7CC: zpavlas
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Description david.scheiman 2011-12-09 14:25:36 EST
Description of problem:

"yum update" fails citing a dependancy for rpm against package rpm-python-

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Very on the server I am exeriencing this on.

Steps to Reproduce:
1. run "yum update"
2. Answer "y" after the initial dependency check.
Actual results:
libldap-2.3.so.0 is needed by (installed) quota-3.13-5.el5.i386
libldap-2.3.so.0 is needed by (installed) sudo-1.7.2p1-10.el5.i386
libldap-2.3.so.0 is needed by (installed) nfs-utils-1.0.9-54.el5.i386
libldap_r-2.3.so.0 is needed by (installed) autofs-5.0.1-0.rc2.156.el5.i386
libldap_r-2.3.so.0 is needed by (installed) python-ldap-2.2.0-2.1.i386
rpm is needed by (installed) rpm-python-
(1, [u'Please report this error in https://bugzilla.redhat.com/enter_bug.cgi?product=Red%20Hat%20Enterprise%20Linux%205&component=yum'])
[root@rwcssl01 ~]#
[root@rwcssl01 ~]# which rpm
[root@rwcssl01 ~]# 

Expected results:

Application of updates

Additional info:
Comment 1 Zdeněk Pavlas 2013-03-22 11:18:17 EDT
Run: rpm -Va --nofiles --nodigest

...you'll probably find that it's a preexisting problem in the rpmdb,