Bug 242529 - gstreamer manpage file conflict
Summary: gstreamer manpage file conflict
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gstreamer   
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Version: 6
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Adam Jackson
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Reported: 2007-06-04 18:04 UTC by Andrig T Miller
Modified: 2013-01-10 04:20 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-05-06 19:39:51 UTC
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Description Andrig T Miller 2007-06-04 18:04:49 UTC
Description of problem:

The new pidgin packages, which replace the old GAIM packages will not install. 
It fails with a file conflict in the gstreamer package man page file.  It is
adding that as a dependency when it is already installed on my system, and that
causes the file conflict.

It adds all the following dependencies:


Of which only libpurple and meanwhile are not already installed on my system and
at the correct version.  Therefore, the gstreamer issue is only the first file
conflict, there are many more that would occur trying to install this package.

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. View updates from yum tray icon.
2. Select pigdin package.
3. Select apply updates.
Actual results:

Adds the above mentioned dependencies, and then when trying to install gets file
conflict errors because the dependency list is incorrect.

Expected results:

Should have added the meanwhile and libpurple dependencies only, and installed

Additional info:

Comment 1 Mark Doliner 2007-06-04 18:20:12 UTC
I wonder if you're trying to install an i386 rpm on an x64_64 system, or vice-versa?

Comment 2 Stu Tomlinson 2007-06-04 18:24:19 UTC
If you select all available updates instead of just Pidgin does this work?

Comment 3 Andrig T Miller 2007-06-04 19:00:10 UTC
I only have the 64-bit version of GAIM installed, and the update should be for
that, so I don't think it would pick the 32-bit version when I am using the tray
icon interface for yum.

In regards to selecting all available updates that is what I did first, and it
still didn't work.  In fact, to figure out what was causing it, I deselected one
update at a time to figure out that it was Pigdin that was causing the problem.
 All the other updates applied fine, and the only update left in the interface
is Pigdin.

Comment 4 Jesse Keating 2007-06-04 19:39:11 UTC
Can you please list which specific file conflict you got?

Comment 5 Andrig T Miller 2007-06-04 19:57:36 UTC
Here is the specific conflict:

[('file /usr/share/man/man1/gst-launch-0.10.1.gz from install of
gstreamer-0.10.11-1.fc6 conflicts with file from package
gstreamer-0.10.11-1.fc6', (7, '/usr/share/man/man1/gst-launch-0.10.1.gz', 0L))]

Of course, as I was trying to point out, that this is merely the first conflict
of many, since it is trying to install packages, via added dependencies, that
are already installed.

Of the dependencies added (listed in the body of the report) only meanwhile and
libpurple are not already installed and at the correct version.

Comment 6 Andrig T Miller 2007-06-04 20:11:57 UTC
So, I tried something, and what do you know it worked.  Instead of clicking on
the yum updatesd tray icon and selecting "View updates", I started up the
Package Manager application, searched for pidgin, and selected it to install. 
It added only the libpurple and meanwhile dependencies, and it installed
perfectly.  After that, when I "View updates" through the tray icon (PUP), I get
no updates available.  Don't know why PUP is adding all the extra dependencies,
so this looks  like a PUP issue and not a package issue.

Comment 7 Jesse Keating 2007-06-04 20:13:29 UTC
This is due to multilib.  It's trying to bring in the gstreamer.i386 package
when you already have gstreamer.x86_64, and there seems to be a conflict in the
package that is a separate bug/problem.  We're still investigating on a test

Comment 8 Warren Togami 2007-06-04 20:24:13 UTC
> Of course, as I was trying to point out, that this is merely the first conflict
> of many, since it is trying to install packages, via added dependencies, that
> are already installed.

Please don't confuse the issue.  gstreamer is the only confirmed conflict so far.

Reproduce Procedure:
1) Install only gaim.x86_64 and gstreamer.x86_64.
2) yum update and say yes.  It will pull in gstreamer.i386.

Update fails with:
Transaction Check Error:   file /usr/share/man/man1/gst-launch-0.10.1.gz from in
stall of gstreamer-0.10.11-1.fc6 conflicts with file from package gstreamer-0.10

Comment 9 josip 2007-07-05 02:08:51 UTC
I had the same problem: gstreamer.i386 gets pulled in to satisfy dependencies
even though the machine is x86_64, then yum -y update fails because of a man
page conflict between i386 and x86_64 versions of gstreamer.

Until gstreamer RPMs are rebuilt to fix this non-problem, here is a workaround
(assuming that gstreamer-0.10.11-1.fc6.x86_64.rpm is already installed):

rpm -ivh --force gstreamer-0.10.11-1.fc6.i386.rpm
yum -y update

This worked on my system.

Comment 10 Bug Zapper 2008-04-04 07:22:11 UTC
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Comment 11 Bug Zapper 2008-05-06 19:39:49 UTC
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