Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 242631
current version not in synch with firefox
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:06 EST
Description of problem:
Updating Openvrml fails because it requires firefox 184.108.40.206 while firefox
220.127.116.11-2.fc7 is the current version
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
openvrml - 0.16.4-2.fc7.i386
Steps to Reproduce:
1.try to install openvrml - 0.16.4-2.fc7.i386 on a system where firefox
18.104.22.168-x.fc7 is installed
installation failure due to depencies
instalation of openvrml
Question : why is openvrml dependent on a certain version of firefox and not on
a minimal version? Is firefox so "backwards-incompatible"?
Yes, it is. libopenvrml links with libmozjs, which Firefox puts in a versioned
This has already been fixed; the new packages just haven't propagated yet.
openvrml-0.16.4-3.fc7 has been pushed to the Fedora 7 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.