Bug 220205 - Eclipse won't install on ppc64 without firefox.ppc64
Eclipse won't install on ppc64 without firefox.ppc64
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5
Classification: Red Hat
Component: eclipse (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ben Konrath
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Reported: 2006-12-19 12:40 EST by Andrew Overholt
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:07 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RC
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Last Closed: 2007-02-07 20:55:38 EST
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Description Andrew Overholt 2006-12-19 12:40:07 EST
Description of problem:

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Attempt to install Eclipse on ppc64 with no firefox.ppc64
Actual results:
Fails due to libswt3-gtk2-3.2.1-17.el5.ppc64.rpm requiring libxpcom.so()(64bit)

Expected results:
No failure

Additional info:
We'll fix by disabling the internal browser on ppc64 and thus avoiding this
Comment 1 Andrew Overholt 2006-12-19 16:36:12 EST
I don't have the permissions to set devel_ack and Patrick Macdonald -- my
manager -- is on vacation.  Can someone else do it?
Comment 2 Ben Konrath 2006-12-20 11:48:44 EST
eclipse-1:3.2.1-18.el5 has the fix for this problem. Andrew and I verified that
the ppc64 packages do not contian the swt-mozilla shared libraries and do not
require firefox ppc64.
Comment 3 Ben Konrath 2006-12-20 12:57:35 EST
Will we need to fix this problem in Fedora as well?
Comment 4 RHEL Product and Program Management 2007-02-07 20:55:38 EST
A package has been built which should help the problem described in 
this bug report. This report is therefore being closed with a resolution 
of CURRENTRELEASE. You may reopen this bug report if the solution does 
not work for you.

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