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Bug 246306 - trac fc7 missing dependencies
trac fc7 missing dependencies
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: trac (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
low Severity low
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Assigned To: Jeffrey C. Ollie
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
: 253885 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2007-06-29 18:22 EDT by Shon Garraway
Modified: 2008-06-16 21:44 EDT (History)
3 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-06-16 21:44:48 EDT
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Description Shon Garraway 2007-06-29 18:22:49 EDT
Description of problem:
installing trac- (with mod_python) is missing dependencies for
fedora 7
needs python-sqlite3 
httpd error messages can be at (

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

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.install trac via yum w/ mod_python

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Expected results:

Additional info:
was able to get assistance from #trac (, instructing me to
install python-sqlite3 package (python-sqlite2, which was available through yum
did not seem to solve issue)
Comment 1 Jeffrey C. Ollie 2007-06-29 20:53:55 EDT
I am reluctant to add python-sqlite3 as a requirment for trac, as trac can use
PostgreSQL or MySQL instead of SQLite if you wanted to.  Perhaps something can
be done with clever use of meta-packages but that would probably have to be a
rawhide-only feature.
Comment 2 Jonathan S. Shapiro 2007-08-06 10:12:27 EDT
First, I confirm the missing dependency, though python-sqlite2 did work for me.

Absence of this dependency causes trac initial install to fail with no apparent
rationale or error diagnostic. In particular, migrating an existing, known-good
configuration from an fc6 to an fc7 system fails with no useful diagnostic
anywhere. makes it moderately hard to diagnose, and it has has my company's bug
tracking system down for nearly two weeks.

While Trac can theoretically be used with other databases, those are very rare
configurations (and hard to set up, at that). It is not unreasonable to add the
dependency for the overwhelmingly common configuration; especially if the
alternative is that trac fails to work mysteriously.

Is there some way to make an attempt to install the trac RPM fail if none of the
necessary database components are installed?
Comment 3 Fabian Deutsch 2007-08-22 13:21:05 EDT
*** Bug 253885 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
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Comment 5 Bug Zapper 2008-06-16 21:44:46 EDT
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