Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 176683
Missing Dependency with Excluded Package
Last modified: 2014-01-21 17:53:26 EST
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Description of problem:
When running yum with the "exclude=" switch, yum still fails.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.$ sudo yum -y --exclude=k3b-ape update
Actual Results: ...
--> Running transaction check
--> Processing Dependency: libk3bplugin.so.2 for package: k3b-ape
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Missing Dependency: libk3bplugin.so.2 is needed by package k3b-ape
Expected Results: There can not be a dependency upon an "excluded" package - that makes no sense.
There isn't a dependency on an excluded package:
Do you already have k3b-ape installed on the system?
If so then something you're upgrading is removing a needed library for the
Hence why k3b-ape is complaining.
excludes only affect packages in repositories, not installed packages.