Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 278311
Wrong Provides for xpdf
Last modified: 2015-10-05 07:53:40 EDT
Description of problem:
As redhat seems to forget xpdf in the distribution we have readd them for our
Unfortunate doing a "yum install xpdf" will ignore xpdf and install poppler-
utils. Apart from the not so political correct name "poppler" there is no xpdf
binary inside poppler-utils. So poppler-utils do NOT have the functionality of
yum install xpdf
poppler-utils i386 0.5.4-4.1.el5 rhel-i386-client-5 70 k
At the moment there is the only solution to put a "exclude=poppler-utils" to
This bug/component is not included in scope for RHEL-5.11.0 which is the last RHEL5 minor release. This Bugzilla will soon be CLOSED as WONTFIX (at the end of RHEL5.11 development phase (Apr 22, 2014)). Please contact your account manager or support representative in case you need to escalate this bug.
Thank you for submitting this request for inclusion in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5. We've carefully evaluated the request, but are unable to include it in RHEL5 stream. If the issue is critical for your business, please provide additional business justification through the appropriate support channels (https://access.redhat.com/site/support).
Well, if you just need 7 years to answer a bug report, that is your problem.