Bug 274591 - Yum update of rpm fails with rpm-libs version conflict
Yum update of rpm fails with rpm-libs version conflict
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: rpm (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
medium Severity low
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Assigned To: Panu Matilainen
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-02 11:54 EDT by Carl Preddy
Modified: 2013-01-09 23:24 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-09-12 00:55:00 EDT
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terminal output of yum update rpm-libs (3.07 KB, text/plain)
2007-09-02 11:54 EDT, Carl Preddy
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Description Carl Preddy 2007-09-02 11:54:43 EDT
Description of problem:
yum fails to install latest update of rpm, reporting the rpm-libs needs a
version that is not available; according to rpm this version is already
installed. Console trace attached.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Currently installed : rpm-
Unable to update to :

How reproducible: Has stopped pup/yum updates for the past 3 days

Steps to Reproduce:
1. yum update  or yum update rpm  or yum updates rpm-libs
Actual results: see attachment. debug reports a version conflict and stops
Expected results: updates happen

Additional info:
Comment 1 Carl Preddy 2007-09-02 11:54:43 EDT
Created attachment 184871 [details]
terminal output of yum update rpm-libs
Comment 2 Panu Matilainen 2007-09-03 10:55:38 EDT
Mm.. the multilib copy of rpm-libs is missing in the latest build of rpm for
whatever reason (multilib rpm-devel is there however). Jesse, any idea what's up?
Comment 3 Carl Preddy 2007-09-11 21:45:29 EDT
As of today this conflict appears to have been resolved. Successfully updated to
Comment 4 Panu Matilainen 2007-09-12 00:55:00 EDT
Ok, good. I don't know how the multilib / no multilib decisions are made (by a
script AFAIK) but the temporary disappearing might've had something to do with
bug #278151. And also F8-test2 freeze preventing from much anything from

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