Bug 308711 - Problems Updating Via Yum Due to Strange Java-1.5.0-GCJ Dependencies
Problems Updating Via Yum Due to Strange Java-1.5.0-GCJ Dependencies
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: yum (Show other bugs)
All Linux
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Assigned To: Jeremy Katz
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2007-09-27 07:17 EDT by Chris Spencer
Modified: 2014-01-21 17:59 EST (History)
4 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-05-28 15:56:12 EDT
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This shows the packages that were listed to be updated when the error occurred. (81.25 KB, image/png)
2007-10-16 06:44 EDT, Chris Spencer
no flags Details
This shows the window containing the error message. (21.38 KB, image/png)
2007-10-16 06:46 EDT, Chris Spencer
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output of "yum -d 7 update" (71.53 KB, text/plain)
2007-10-17 18:37 EDT, Chris Spencer
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Description Chris Spencer 2007-09-27 07:17:46 EDT
Description of problem:
Updating software is routinely interrupted with due to problems resolving
dependencies for java-1.5.0-gcj. I have to unselect package updates by trial and
error in order to remove the message. I don't even have java-1.5.0-gcj installed
(but I do have java-1.5.0-sun installed), so I don't understand why Yum would be
complaining about dependencies.

How reproducible:
Difficult to reproduce. Try uninstalling java-1.5.0-gcj, and install
java-1.5.0-sun, aircrack-ng, tomcat5, or other java-dependent packages.
Comment 1 Seth Vidal 2007-09-27 08:54:00 EDT
can you report the error you're seeing? Otherwise we don't have much to go on.
Comment 2 Chris Spencer 2007-10-16 06:43:02 EDT
Just ran Software Updater, and again received the error "Missing Dependency:
/usr/bin/rebuild-security-providers is needed by package java-1.5.0-gcj".

I'll attach screenshots of the Updater's screen and error message.
Comment 3 Chris Spencer 2007-10-16 06:44:42 EDT
Created attachment 228541 [details]
This shows the packages that were listed to be updated when the error occurred.
Comment 4 Chris Spencer 2007-10-16 06:46:09 EDT
Created attachment 228551 [details]
This shows the window containing the error message.
Comment 5 Seth Vidal 2007-10-16 09:28:30 EDT
Do you have jpackage-utils installed?
Comment 6 Chris Spencer 2007-10-16 17:56:20 EDT

jpackage-utils.noarch                    1.7.3-2jpp             installed       
Matched from:
Utilities for the JPackage Project <http://www.jpackage.org/>:
Comment 7 Seth Vidal 2007-10-17 14:12:31 EDT
okay cna you provide the output of:

yum -d 7 update

Comment 8 Chris Spencer 2007-10-17 18:37:34 EDT
Created attachment 230441 [details]
output of "yum -d 7 update"
Comment 9 Seth Vidal 2007-10-17 22:16:05 EDT
ah ha. okay - please update to yum 3.2.7 from updates testing and see if it
still has this issue.
Comment 10 Seth Vidal 2007-12-06 22:13:37 EST
Comment 11 Chris Spencer 2007-12-07 07:41:47 EST
Sorry, I should have mentioned the issue was reported using yum 3.2.7.
Comment 12 Seth Vidal 2008-03-12 10:45:36 EDT
which 3.2.7? Can you recreate this with yum 3.2.8 or higher? We've solved a lot
of depsolving bugs since october.
Comment 13 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 10:32:10 EDT
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Comment 14 Jeremy Katz 2008-05-28 15:56:12 EDT
Closing due to inactivity; please reopen if you continue to see this problem or
have more information to add to this report

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