Bug 130043 - rhpl missing a requires: libxml2-python
rhpl missing a requires: libxml2-python
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3
Classification: Red Hat
Component: rhpl (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
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Reported: 2004-08-16 15:01 EDT by David Lehman
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-08-16 16:35:04 EDT
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Description David Lehman 2004-08-16 15:01:38 EDT
Description of problem:
comps.py in rhpl needs libxml2-python, but it's not specified as a
dependency of rhpl

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. try to import rhpl.comps on a clean RHEL3-U2 installation
Actual results:
>>> import rhpl.comps
Traceback (most recent call last):
  File "<stdin>", line 1, in ?
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/rhpl/comps.py", line 5, in ?
    import libxml2
  File "/usr/lib/python2.2/site-packages/libxml2.py", line 1, in ?
ImportError: No module named libxml2mod

Expected results:
>>> import rhpl.comps

Additional info:
Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-08-16 16:35:04 EDT
rhpl is a catch-all package.  Things that are using rhpl need to know
what the dependencies of the modules they use are.  Otherwise, we
bloat things even more than they already are.

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