Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 384171
cracklib needs python(abi) = 2.4
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:12:22 EST
Description of problem:
I try to update my box and it is stuck during last few weeks because of the
ERROR with rpm_check_debug vs depsolve:
Package cracklib needs python(abi) = 2.4, this is not available.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
My fedora went through RH8->RH9->FC3->FC4->FC5->FC6->F7. All updates were made
with yum - but I guess this is not needed to reproduce the error.
It is enough to have cracklib-2.8.9-10.i386 installed and try to update python
and its components to 2.5.
Seems cracklib-2.8.9-10 has a requirement to have python = 2.4 and not python >
Steps to Reproduce:
yum fails with update.
yum should update all available rpm packages.
I would raise the severity from low to medium, because all systems that run
autoupdate yum scripts will have security problems after a while.
Created attachment 259611 [details]
output of "yum -y update" command
Do you somehow have multiple copies of the cracklib package installed? The
version in Fedora 7 already used Python 2.5, so I'm thinking that there's an
older version that's also installed that hasn't been removed.
sorry for causing troubles - indeed there was one older version hanging around.
root@redhat~# rpm -qa |grep cracklib
After removing cracklib-2.8.9-3.1 everything works perfect.
Thank you for leading me to the solution.