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Bug 38668 - package won't install (probably wrong deps, provides)
package won't install (probably wrong deps, provides)
Product: Red Hat Powertools
Classification: Retired
Component: ruby (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Tim Powers
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Reported: 2001-05-01 19:40 EDT by Dimitri Papadopoulos
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:38 EDT (History)
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Description Dimitri Papadopoulos 2001-05-01 19:40:58 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.2-2smp i686)

$ rpm -i ruby-1.6.2-4.i386.rpm
error: failed dependencies:
        libruby = 1.6.2 is needed by ruby-1.6.2-4
        libruby.so.1.6   is needed by ruby-1.6.2-4
$ rpm -i --nodeps ruby-1.6.2-4.i386.rpm
$ rpm -i ruby-tcltk-1.6.2-4.i386.rpm
error: failed dependencies:
        libruby = 1.6.2 is needed by ruby-tcltk-1.6.2-4
        libruby.so.1.6   is needed by ruby-tcltk-1.6.2-4

Reproducible: Always
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This is not really needed, is it?

Expected Results:  Package should install without complaining.
Comment 1 Tim Powers 2001-05-01 20:32:07 EDT
You don't have the libruby package installed. Install that first and the others
should install as well. The following error:

 libruby = 1.6.2 is needed by ruby-1.6.2-4

Means that it needs at least the libruby-1.6.2 package installed to fulfill

Comment 2 Dimitri Papadopoulos 2001-05-02 01:44:28 EDT
My error, sorry. But why do you have a separate libruby? Why is this package
different from
python for example? And why nit a ruby-lib package? sorry for all these


Comment 3 Dimitri Papadopoulos 2001-05-02 01:48:32 EDT
Yes, really sorry for being so talkative. I did find a pythonlib package.

The ruby package should be called rubylib as well to be consistent,
shouldn't it? It's also easier to find when installing.

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