Bug 142413 - up2date crashes on unresolved dependencies
up2date crashes on unresolved dependencies
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: up2date (Show other bugs)
4.0
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Adrian Likins
Fanny Augustin
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Reported: 2004-12-09 11:52 EST by Joachim Frieben
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-12-09 14:03:39 EST
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Description Joachim Frieben 2004-12-09 11:52:35 EST
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Description of problem:
The original curl-devel-7.12.1-1 package only depends on
curl-7.12.1-1. The updated package curl-devel-7.12.1-3 also depends on
libidn-devel. However, according to install.log, only libidn-0.5.6-1
got installed in the first place. up2date is unable to resolve this
dependency by adding libidn-devel to the packages which are to be
installed/updated. Instead of doing this, it gets stuck completely.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
up2date-4.3.53-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RHEL4WS Beta 2.
2. Try to update the system by means of up2date.
    

Actual Results:  up2date gets stuck.

Expected Results:  up2date should have resolved all dependencies
correctly and installed all required/updated packages.

Additional info:

Using the no X version of up2date leads to a lengthy Python error
message and a subsequent crash. However, downloading curl-7.12.1-3 and
curl-devel-7.12.1-3 manually and trying to install them by means of
rpm reveals the absence of the necessary libidn-devel package
correctly. After installing the missing libidn-devel package before
launching up2date, the update process of the initial distribution
including curl-7.12.1-1 and curl-devel-7.12.1-1 executes without any
incident. Thus, this is neither an rpm nor an rpmdb-redhat related issue.
Comment 1 Adrian Likins 2004-12-09 14:03:39 EST
This is fixed in later versions of up2date (4.4.2 for example)
that should be in rc1

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