Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 45324
XFree86-4.1.0-0.5.9 requires Mesa-3.4.2-0.410.2 and vice-versa
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:33:47 EDT
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Description of problem:
I was unable to rebuild the XFree86-4.1.0-0.5.9 package because it requires
Mesa >= 3.4.2-0.410.2 and Mesa-3.4.2-0.410.2 cannot be installed because it
requires XFree86 >= 4.1.0.
This is in a Red Hat Linux 7.1 system with updates.
I need to rebuild XFree86 because the binaries from
Raw Hide depends on a new glibc library.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. rpm -Fvh XFree86*-4.1.0-0.5.9.i386.rpm
2. rpm -Fvh Mesa*-3.4.2-0.410.2.i386.rpm
3. rpm --rebuild XFree86-4.1.0-0.5.9.src.rpm
Actual Results: 1. Error message:
Mesa >= 3.4.2-0.410.2 is needed by XFree86-4.1.0-0.5.9
2. Error message:
XFree86 >= 4.1.0 is needed by Mesa-3.4.2-0.410.2
3. Error message:
error: failed build dependencies:
Mesa-devel >= 3.4.2-0.410.2 is needed by XFree86-4.1.0-0.5.9
Expected Results: 1.
3. Rebuilt the XFree86-4.1.0-0.5.9 package
I think all you need is to install XFree86+Mesa on
the same rpm command. Try:
>rpm -Fvh XFree86*-4.1.0-0.5.9.i386.rpm Mesa*-3.4.2-0.410.2.i386.rpm
>rpm -Fvh XFree86*-4.1.0-0.5.9.i386.rpm
>rpm -Fvh Mesa*-3.4.2-0.410.2.i386.rpm
Installing both packages at once with
rpm -Fvh XFree86*-4.1.0-0.5.9.i386.rpm Mesa*-3.4.2-0.410.2.i386.rpm
would be the solution for the binary packages mutual dependency, if the XFree86
packages did not depend on a new glibc binary package that I do not want to have
installed in my system. The above command gives me
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.2.3) is needed by XFree86-libs-4.1.0-0.5.9
That is the reason for rebuilding the packages. But their building seems to be
mutually dependent, as described.
Once you start using rawhide, go ahead and update your glibc to 2.2.3-11
I breaks nothing for me under RH 7.1
Install glibc 2.2.3 first, then XFree86 and Mesa. Do not use 0.5.9 though.
You will not get what you are looking for. Nobody should use XFree86-4.1.0 less
than release 0.8.6. Wait until it is in rawhide and use it.
The build dependancy will *NOT* ever be fixed. For details, query bugzilla as I
have said it to many times. Mesa is going away completely in the future.