Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 447707
Circular obsoletes with the new renamed openib-* packages
Last modified: 2009-05-07 09:52:18 EDT
Description of problem:
There are circular obsoletes with newer openib-* packages. The packages changed
names between RHEL4-U6 and RHEL4-U7 and the old package obsoletes the new name
and vice versa.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
rpm -qp --obsoletes $old_package
rpm -qp --obsoletes $new_package
circular obsoletes. package upgrade fails.
package upgrade works.
OLD openib-mstflint-1.2-7.x86_64.rpm obsoletes mstflint but NEW
mstflint-1.3-1.el4.x86_64.rpm obsoletes openib-mstflint
OLD openib-perftest-1.2-7.x86_64.rpm obsoletes perftest but NEW
perftest-1.2-11.el4.x86_64.rpm obsoletes openib-perftest
OLD openib-tvflash-0.9.2-7.x86_64.rpm obsoletes tvflash but NEW
tvflash-0.9.0-2.el4.x86_64.rpm obsoletes openib-tvflash
This bug is the cause for bug #447333 and much likely the fixes need to go into
the package's spec file and not up2date
thanks Alex, adding the following to RHEL4.7 release notes under "known issues":
The following packages have changed their names in this release:
These packages no longer have the name prefix openib-. The change in naming
convention may cause upgrades via Red Hat Network to fail.
To prevent this from occurring, remove the old versions of these packages before
performing an upgrade.
please advise if any further revisions are required. thanks!
This also affects RHEL 5.2 Client. In addition, when all packages are selected
for installation, Anaconda crashes while processing dependencies, making the
installation of RHEL impossible! Should a separate bug be opened for that?
firstname.lastname@example.org: Please open a separate bug against the Red Hat
Enterprise Linux 5 product.
Bugzilla 448772 - https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=448772 has been
open for this issue for RHEL 5.2 by (email@example.com)
thanks Alexander. removing release note.
the RHEL4.7 release notes deadline is on June 17, 2008 (Tuesday). they will
undergo a final proofread before being dropped to translation, at which point no
further additions or revisions will be entertained.
a mockup of the RHEL4.7 release notes can be viewed here:
please use the aforementioned link to verify if your bugzilla is already in the
release notes (if it needs to be). each item in the release notes contains a
link to its original bug; as such, you can search through the release notes by
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
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