Description of problem:
When updating packages using pup, at the point where the packages are downloaded
and installing, an error occurs when updating sysreport. If running yum update
at the command line the error does not occur.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Consistently on x86 and x86_64
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Run GUI package updater
2. Select All Updates
3. Apply updates
[('file /usr/sbin/sysreport conflicts between attempted installs of
sysreport-1.4.3-13.el5 and sos-1.7-9.1.el5', (6, '/usr/sbin/sysreport', 0L)),
('file /usr/share/sysreport/functions conflicts between attempted installs of
sysreport-1.4.3-13.el5 and sos-1.7-9.1.el5', (6,
I am assuming this is because sysreport is being depricated in RHEL5 update1.
Yum successfully erases sysreport and pup does not.
This looks like sos is missing appropriate obsoletes.
I have been reported a similar problem by another user by I have been unable to
replicate. SoS obsoletes "sysreport" but also provides it:
[root@localhost ~]# rpm -q --provides sos
sysreport = 1.3.15-8
sos = 1.7-9.1.el5
Not sure what the problem is here, but it sounds like it lays in "pup" rather
than sos itself.
Any chance you could upload a sosreport (or sysreport) from your system ?
This should've been fixed already. Please open a new bug if not.