Bug 435644 - Latest setroubleshoot-plugins package causes massive unrequired dependency cascade
Summary: Latest setroubleshoot-plugins package causes massive unrequired dependency ca...
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: setroubleshoot-plugins
Version: 8
Hardware: All
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: John Dennis
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-03-02 22:06 UTC by Daniel McNamara
Modified: 2008-03-10 08:29 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-03-03 15:46:09 UTC

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Reproduction of issue (13.23 KB, text/plain)
2008-03-02 22:06 UTC, Daniel McNamara
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Description Daniel McNamara 2008-03-02 22:06:44 UTC
Description of problem:

Latest update of setroubleshoot-plugins pull ins setroubleshoot on non-gui
systems resulting in further dependency cascades as it pull in X and half of GNOME

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


How reproducible:


Steps to Reproduce:
1. Have a non-gui system installed with setroubleshoot-server-1.10.7-1.fc8 and
2. Run yum update to pull down updates for both packages
3. Stare in horror as you reliase that setroubleshoot-plugins suddenly has a
dependency for setroubleshoot, which then goes to cascade onto pulling in half

Actual results:

setroubleshoot-plugins for some reason now requires setroubleshoot

Expected results:

setroubleshoot-plugins should be able to run independent of setroubleshoot,
simply with setroubleshoot-server for non-gui environments that wish to benefit
from the help the setroubleshoot-server can bring. Change in dependency could
cause a lot of havoc for those that aren't so careuful in running updates.

Additional info:

Text file attached showing the full reproduction of the issue

Comment 1 Daniel McNamara 2008-03-02 22:06:44 UTC
Created attachment 296528 [details]
Reproduction of issue

Comment 2 John Dennis 2008-03-03 15:46:09 UTC
Thank you for reporting this. The spec file had the wrong requires, it should
have required setroubleshoot-server, not setroubleshoot. It's been fixed and
should appear in an update shortly.

Comment 3 Fedora Update System 2008-03-03 16:36:18 UTC
setroubleshoot-plugins-2.0.4-4.fc8 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 8

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2008-03-06 16:39:02 UTC
setroubleshoot-plugins-2.0.4-4.fc8 has been pushed to the Fedora 8 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 5 Daniel McNamara 2008-03-06 22:29:45 UTC
Just waiting for mirrors to sync then I'll test and confirm

Comment 6 Daniel McNamara 2008-03-10 08:29:32 UTC
Confirm issue resolved. Thanks for the fast reaction on this

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