Bug 239772 - fence / libnss
fence / libnss
Product: Red Hat Cluster Suite
Classification: Red Hat
Component: fence (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Chris Feist
Cluster QE
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Blocks: 241701
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Reported: 2007-05-11 04:52 EDT by Christophe GUILLOUX
Modified: 2009-04-16 16:03 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Fixed In Version: RHBA-2007-0375
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2007-05-29 17:35:05 EDT
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Unbreak dependencies (1.05 KB, patch)
2007-05-14 11:03 EDT, Lon Hohberger
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Description Christophe GUILLOUX 2007-05-11 04:52:17 EDT
Description of problem:

depencies problem

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

Unresolvable chain of dependencies:
fence  1.32.45-1                         requires libnss3.so
fence  1.32.45-1                         requires libnss3.so(NSS_3.2)
fence  1.32.45-1                         requires libnss3.so(NSS_3.4)

How reproducible:
With the last update of fence.

Actual results:

With the last update of fence, these is a new file required : libnss3.so
This file is in the package mozilla-nss-1.7.13-1.4.1.i386 but this is not
provide by the fence package.

Expected results:

1st problem : 
I don't think that an update should add a new depency. mozilla-nss is not a
important package so he is not installed on our server. It's a bad idee to
propose this new depency.
2nd problem : if libnss is really necessary then "fence" should ask "mozilla-nss"

I have set this ticket to "urgent" because it blocks important package update.
Comment 1 Nate Golnik 2007-05-11 22:09:50 EDT
Install seamonkey-nss for a work around.... like that's real obvious
Comment 2 Jay Turner 2007-05-14 10:54:25 EDT
The addition of the libnss3.so requirement was in order to facilitate xen
support and the ability to perform fencing on xen guests.  As was pointed out in
comment 1, seamonkey-nss will indeed satisfy the dependency.
Comment 3 Lon Hohberger 2007-05-14 11:03:01 EDT
Created attachment 154655 [details]
Unbreak dependencies

Fence.spec patch to require seamonkey-nss (the buildrequires already has
Comment 4 Chris Feist 2007-05-18 13:29:54 EDT
Devel Ack & Requesting 4.6
Comment 10 Red Hat Bugzilla 2007-05-29 17:35:05 EDT
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.


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