Bug 104978 - Perl will not upgrade
Summary: Perl will not upgrade
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: up2date
Version: 9
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
medium
medium
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Adrian Likins
QA Contact: Fanny Augustin
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords:
Depends On:
Blocks:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
 
Reported: 2003-09-24 08:17 UTC by Stephen Lockley
Modified: 2007-04-18 16:57 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

(edit)
Clone Of:
(edit)
Last Closed: 2004-08-24 19:42:28 UTC


Attachments (Terms of Use)

Description Stephen Lockley 2003-09-24 08:17:47 UTC
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 6.0; Windows NT 5.1)

Description of problem:
Tried up2date -uf perl. I am getting the same error as before :-

I have tried to run up2date and have seleted Perl but I get the following 
error:-
  
There was a package dependency problem. The message was.  

Unresolvable chain of dependencies.
  
  Perl-5.8.0-88.3    requires perl-NDBM_file <= 1:1.75-34.99.6.
  
  I get this error on both of my servers.


More information. 

rpm -q perl
perl-5.8.0-88

rpm -q up2date
up2date-3.1.23.2-1



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


How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1.up2date --nox -uf perl
2.
3.
    

Actual Results:  There was a package dependency problem. The message was.  

Unresolvable chain of dependencies.
  
  Perl-5.8.0-88.3    requires perl-NDBM_file <= 1:1.75-34.99.6

Expected Results:  Updated

Additional info:

Comment 1 vivian_huang 2003-09-25 01:28:18 UTC
this is caused by the perl-NDBM_File not being removed on an upgrade from RH7.x
to RH8 or RH9.  The solution is to rpm -e perl-NDBM_File by hand; up2date should
then work.


Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.