Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 238438
yum installation of hts rpm fails with a traceback
Last modified: 2008-06-17 11:48:35 EDT
Description of problem:
Attemping to to install the hardware test suite via yum fails with a recursion
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Subscribe RHEL5 Server system to Hardware Cert channel
2. yum install hts
see attached log (run with -d 99)
installation of package.
Same results are seen even if all dependencies are already installed.
Manual installation of hts package works (rpm -i).
Created attachment 153797 [details]
log of "yum -d 99 install hts"
Where is this package so that I can actually try to see what's going on?
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The hts package obsoletes itself with no version specified. Fix the broken package.
Given that we want to fix this buy using yum-3.2.1 (I have a patch pending for
upstream), and yum-3.2.x breaks the rhn-plugin, I'm going to put a depends on
the fix for the rhn-plugin.
*** Bug 298301 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This obviously fails now, as we dropped the yum errata. Moving to 5.2.
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on the solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.
Reminder: This bug includes the 'RHTS' QA Whiteboard Keyword. Don't forget to add
'RHTSdone' to the QA Whiteboard along with a comment describing where the RHTS
test can be found once the RHTS test has been written. Otherwise, if an RHTS
will not be created, please remove RHTS from the qa whiteboard.