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Bug 432005 - Dead-lock in dependencies
Dead-lock in dependencies
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 429958
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: syslog-ng (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Assigned To: Douglas E. Warner
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2008-02-08 07:08 EST by José Esteves-Pereira
Modified: 2008-02-20 20:27 EST (History)
2 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2008-02-20 20:27:56 EST
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snapshot from a Package Updater message (493.95 KB, image/png)
2008-02-15 06:24 EST, José Esteves-Pereira
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Description José Esteves-Pereira 2008-02-08 07:08:27 EST
From Bugzilla Helper:
User-Agent: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux x86_64; en-US; rv: Gecko/20071213 Fedora/ Firefox/

Description of problem:
Running automatically package updater, yesterday (2008.02.07) I've found what seems to me a deendency dead-lock.
Package Updater presented following message:

rsyslog conflicts with syslog-ng
syslog-ng conflicts with rsyslog

uname -a reports: 
Linux localhost.localdomain 2.6.21-2952.fc8xen #1 SMP Mon Nov 19 07:06:36 EST 2007 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Answering positivelly to sugestion to upgrade
2. Following instruction
3. Viewing warnings

Actual Results:
I must give up package updating

Expected Results:

Additional info:
Comment 1 Matthias Clasen 2008-02-08 19:37:15 EST
You are saying that you got a notification bubble with the error message about
conflicts ?
Comment 2 José Esteves-Pereira 2008-02-11 07:38:00 EST

What I'm saying is:

  rsyslog conflicts with syslog-ng
  syslog-ng conflicts with rsyslog

we may be facing a dead-lock.

That message has been showed me by RH Package Updater as I mentioned before.

Comment 3 Tim Lauridsen 2008-02-12 07:29:01 EST
I don't get it.

You have made this report against PackageKit in Fedora 8.

PackageKit is only available in Rawhide/Fedora 9 (Alpha).

what version of yum are you running ?

what does 'yum update' tell you ?

what does 'yum list rsyslog syslog-ng' says ?
if you are using yum-3.2.11, then you can use 'yum --skip-broken update' to
apply other updates. 
Comment 4 José Esteves-Pereira 2008-02-15 06:24:37 EST
Created attachment 294999 [details]
snapshot from a Package Updater message
Comment 5 Matthias Clasen 2008-02-15 09:31:00 EST
thats pup, so the bug belongs to pirut. Unfortunately, I can't move bugs with
this javascript-challanged firefox.
Comment 6 Robin Norwood 2008-02-15 09:49:43 EST
Moving to pirut component, and reassigning to katzj

fwiw, pirut is the existing package manager, and PackageKit is a new one being
developed upstream that we're checking out for possible use in F9.
Comment 7 Jeremy Katz 2008-02-20 18:44:33 EST
This is a package problem.  There's really no way to in an automated fashion
handle a conflicts like this.  This is why conflicts are recommended against in
the packaging guidelines
Comment 8 Douglas E. Warner 2008-02-20 20:27:56 EST

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 429958 ***

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