Bug 405981 - Transaction Check Error: file /etc/gre.d/gre.conf
Summary: Transaction Check Error: file /etc/gre.d/gre.conf
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: xulrunner   
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Assignee: Gecko Maintainer
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Reported: 2007-11-30 15:15 UTC by sangu
Modified: 2007-12-03 12:06 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2007-12-03 12:06:25 UTC
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Description sangu 2007-11-30 15:15:24 UTC
Description of problem:
$ sudo yum update xulrunner 
[...]

Dependencies Resolved

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 Package                 Arch       Version          Repository        Size 
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Updating:
 xulrunner               i386       1.9-0.beta1.3.fc9  development       9.7 M

Transaction Summary
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[...]
Transaction Check Error:
  file /etc/gre.d/gre.conf from install of xulrunner-1.9-0.beta1.3.fc9.i386
conflicts with file from package firefox-2.0.0.10-1.fc9.i38

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
 1.9-0.beta1.3.fc9

How reproducible:
always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. $ yum update xulrunner
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Additional info:
firefox-2.0.0.10-1.fc9

Comment 1 Jef Spaleta 2007-11-30 18:55:00 UTC
Let me propose a fix.

We remove the gre.conf file from the firefox package and explicitly set GRE_PATH
in the firefox calling shell in a manner similar to how MOZILLA_FIVE_HOME
variable is set.

If you need me to provide a patch to do this, I'll need a couple of days to find
the couple of minutes to poke at the package and reuse the directory versioning
trick that is already being used for MOZ_FIVE_HOME setting logic.

-jef

Comment 2 Martin Stransky 2007-12-03 07:58:06 UTC
I know about this problem. Unfortunately, /etc/gre.d/gre(64).conf is read by
gtkmozembed application what are not linked directly to gecko-libs (like a
python wrapper). 

Recently, gecko-libs are provided by two packages (firefox and xulrunner) so
that who packages conflict and you have to choose what gecko-libs you want to use.

When all packages are moved to xulrunner, /etc/gre.d/gre(64).conf will be
provided only by xulrunner.



Comment 3 Martin Stransky 2007-12-03 12:06:25 UTC
/etc/gre.d/gre(64).conf is removed from firefox-2_0_0_10-2_fc9.


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