Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 250687
Incomplete Obsoletes -> broken dependencies!
Last modified: 2008-06-16 22:05:00 EDT
wxGTK attempts at obsoleting compat-wxGTK, but doesn't obsolete
the sub-packages. Rawhide update fails, Fedora 7 is affected, too:
---> Package libgsf.i386 0:1.14.5-1.fc8 set to be updated
---> Package NetworkManager-gnome.i386 1:0.6.5-7.fc8 set to be updated
--> Processing Dependency: compat-wxGTK = 2.4.2-21.fc6 for package: compat-wxGTK-gl
--> Processing Dependency: compat-wxGTK = 2.4.2-21.fc6 for package: compat-wxGTK-xrc
--> Processing Dependency: compat-wxGTK = 2.4.2-21.fc6 for package: compat-wxGTK-stc
--> Finished Dependency Resolution
Error: Unresolveable requirement compat-wxGTK = 2.4.2-21.fc6 for compat-wxGTK-gl
Error: Unresolveable requirement compat-wxGTK = 2.4.2-21.fc6 for compat-wxGTK-xrc
Error: Unresolveable requirement compat-wxGTK = 2.4.2-21.fc6 for compat-wxGTK-stc
This has been in the Fedora 7 broken deps report for more
two weeks (all archs):
compat-wxGTK-devel-2.4.2-21.fc6.i386 requires compat-wxGTK = 0:2.4.2-21.fc6
compat-wxGTK-devel-2.4.2-21.fc6.i386 requires libwx_gtk-2.4.so.0
compat-wxGTK-gl-2.4.2-21.fc6.i386 requires compat-wxGTK = 0:2.4.2-21.fc6
compat-wxGTK-stc-2.4.2-21.fc6.i386 requires compat-wxGTK = 0:2.4.2-21.fc6
compat-wxGTK-xrc-2.4.2-21.fc6.i386 requires compat-wxGTK = 0:2.4.2-21.fc6
Suggested fix: Either obsolete all sub-packages properly, or
don't obsolete compat-wxGTK* at all.
I hadn't noticed it in deps report because compat-wxGTK isn't my package.
I'll fix this first thing tomorrow morning. (Moving to f7 because I think it's a
bit more urgent on the released distro, but I'll fix it on both.)
Hey, can you take a quick look at
and make sure I haven't made things worse?
I'm not really all that excited by having wxGTK obsolete the compat packages,
but I'm also not sure how else to cleanly get rid of them, and also Spot said to
do it. :)
The Obsoletes seem to be complete this time.
But do realise that obsoleting compat-* packages (with a
non-constant %version-%release like it is done here) blocks
their re-entry, as it is impossible to reintroduce them into
the same package namespace. You obsolete a much higher %version
than necessary. Fortunately, wxGTK 2.6.x is called compat-wxGTK26-*
> I'm also not sure how else to cleanly get rid of them
"Cleanly"? Generally, it's impossible in case a user has
installed packages which depend on them.
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