Bug 250687 - Incomplete Obsoletes -> broken dependencies!
Summary: Incomplete Obsoletes -> broken dependencies!
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Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: wxGTK   
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Version: 7
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Matthew Miller
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-08-02 21:23 UTC by Michael Schwendt
Modified: 2008-06-17 02:05 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2008-06-17 02:05:00 UTC
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Description Michael Schwendt 2007-08-02 21:23:48 UTC
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.

Comment 1 Matthew Miller 2007-08-03 00:38:27 UTC

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.)

Comment 2 Matthew Miller 2007-08-03 17:30:23 UTC
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. :)

Comment 3 Michael Schwendt 2007-08-03 19:20:16 UTC
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.

Comment 4 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 13:50:49 UTC
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