Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 103149
The postinstall script breaks if older GConf2 package is installed
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:57:10 EDT
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Description of problem:
When I installed the newer gnome-panel package, I received an error from
gconftool-2 saying that it didn't recognize the "--load" option. This was
because I still had an older version of the GConf2 package, yet the postinstall
script was clearly expecting to use a newer gconftool-2 that would take the
If the gnome-panel package had a dependency on the newer GConf2 package, I would
have known to dowload GConf2 then upgrade both packages simultaneously.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Severn.
2. Upgrade to latest gnome-panel in Raw Hide, but do NOT upgrade to latest GConf2.
Actual Results: I got a nastygram from gconftool-2 saying it didn't recognize
the "--load" option.
Expected Results: No nastygrams.
Fixed in 2.3.7-1