Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 55609
update packages have unresolved dependencies
Last modified: 2008-05-01 11:38:01 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.77 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.2.19-6.2.10smp i686)
Description of problem:
The xemacs and semi packages posted recently claim to resolve a dependency
problem, but RPM still won't install them.
This update of xemacs contains apel-10.3 which is required for
and wl-xemacs to work properly.
2. Problem description:
xemacs in Red Hat Linux 7.2 contains apel-10.2, but semi-xemacs and
wl-xemacs require apel-10.3 to build and function correctly.
However, the posted updates will not install, because semi is looking for
apel >= 10.3 and apparently can't find it nor the fact that xemacs now
provides it (if indeed it does).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.install all other updates
2.rpm -Uvh \
Actual Results: error: failed dependencies:
apel >= 10.3 is needed by semi-1.14.3-8
Expected Results: Installation of all packages.
There is a bugzilla topic for "apel", but no package in 7.2.
The error happens even after I install *all* other packages (including
xemacs-* and semi-xemacs), and just try to install semi.
Try installing the apel package from 7.2 - does that solve the problem?
I see now that apel is on the CD, but it is not installed with an "everything"
install. I'm sure it will work fine when I install the component. But...
I compared the packages actually installed in an "everything" install with the
full list, and I see 92 language-related packages that are not installed, and
kernels and X servers and X fonts that don't apply to me. Fair enough, I
specified only en to be installed. But, I also see 6 uninstalled packages that
do not appear to be language-related, at least according to their RPM info:
Why are these not installed in an "everything" install? If the reason is
language-related, it should be included in the rpm description.
First comment, perhaps the generic errata advisory was not worded in the best
way in this case, but you only need to install semi-1.14.3-8 to use semi with
Emacs. If you only need semi for XEmacs you only need to install semi-xemacs,
The packages you mentioned that aren't installed in an everything installation,
are currently marked in comps as being Japanese specific. Could you please file
that as a separate bug under the comps component?